Trillanes has given 48-hrs Ultimatum to submit evidence

Makati RTC Branch 148 under judge Andres Bartolome gave Trillanes camp until Tuesday, October 9 to submit all the evidences in connection with the Department of Justice's (DOJ) motion seeking the issuance of a warrant of arrest and a hold departure order against the senator.

The DOJ will be given one day after the receipt of the said offer to file its comment before the case will be submitted for resolution.

On Friday, October 5, both defense and prosecution panel presented witnesses to corroborate there respective claims on the application of Trillanes's amnesty.

Branch 148 heard the coup d' etat case against Trillanes who was charged over his participation in the Oakwood Mutiny in 2003 and the Manila Peninsula Siege in 2007.

The coup d' etat case and rebellion case before the Makati RTC Branch 150 were dismissed when Trillanes and other Magdalo dissident were granted amnesty under Proclamation 75 issued by former President Benigno Aquino III in 2010.

But, that amnesty was voided under Proclamation 572, which was signed by Pres. Rodrigo Duterte on August 31 and shared out to public on September 4.

The DOJ and the Armed Forces of the Philippines Court Martial was tasked to revive the cases against Trillanes.

Recently, Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra said rebellion case has been revived and will now go to trial.


Source: Sunstar

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