DOJ bids dismissal of Trillanes capture bid before of Makati judge

DOJ bids dismissal of Trillanes capture bid before of Makati judge

DOJ bids dismissal of Trillanes capture bid before of Makati judge

DOJ bids dismissal of Trillanes capture bid before of Makati judge

The Department of Justice (DOJ) has formally asked a Makati trial court judge to partially reconsider a

DOJ bids dismissal of Trillanes capture bid before of Makati judge

decision denying its request to have Senator Antonio Trillanes IV arrested for a previously dismissed coup d’etat case.

DOJ bids dismissal of Trillanes capture bid before of Makati judge

State prosecutors filed a motion for partial reconsideration before Judge Andres Soriano at 4:30 p.m. Thursday,

Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra said Friday.

DOJ bids dismissal of Trillanes capture bid before of Makati judge

Soriano, the presiding judge of the Makati Regional Trial Court Branch 148, will hear the motion on October 30, Guevarra told reporters.

Guevarra earlier said the DOJ will only contest Soriano’s factual findings: that Trillanes applied for amnesty and

DOJ bids dismissal of Trillanes capture bid before of Makati judge

admitted his guilt for his participation in the 2003 Oakwood Mutiny, among others, contradicting the basis of the

DOJ bids dismissal of Trillanes capture bid before of Makati judge

presidential proclamation that revoked the senator’s amnesty.

While Soriano refused to order Trillanes’ arrest on account of the “final” dismissal of the coup d’etat case in 2011,

DOJ bids dismissal of Trillanes capture bid before of Makati judge

he recognized the legality of Proclamation No. 572, the Duterte directive that declared the administration critic’s amnesty void from the beginning.

DOJ bids dismissal of Trillanes capture bid before of Makati judge

Soriano’s decision, seen as generally positive to Trillanes, conflicts with that of his individual Makati judge, Elmo Alameda, who requested the congressperson captured a month ago for an also rejected disobedience case.

DOJ bids dismissal of Trillanes capture bid before of Makati judge

Presently out on safeguard, Trillanes is challenging Alameda’s decision. Alameda has requested the recording of important pleadings previously he leads on the representative’s movement for reevaluation.

Legal counselors say that Soriano and Alameda’s clashing discoveries may in the end must be settled by the Supreme Court, or, in other words with an appeal to attacking the defendability of Proclamation No. 572.

DOJ bids dismissal of Trillanes capture bid before of Makati judge

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