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DND should account for missing amnesty form, Trillanes lawyer says

Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV's missing amnesty application form was central to Friday’s hearing on the Department of Justice's plea for arrest and travel ban against the senator for a dismissed rebellion case......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarSep 14th, 2018

Amnesty application form drafted years ago defective, says DOJ

Acting Prosecutor General Richard Fadullon said on Friday that the application form for amnesty is “defective,” but Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV’s lawyer Reynaldo Robles said that it is “unfair” to ascribe fault in the application form which was made years ago. Source link link: Amnesty application form drafted years ago 'defective,' says DOJ.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsOct 5th, 2018

Trillanes wants Makati Judge to reverse ruling on legality of Proclamation 572

MANILA, Philippines – The camp of Senator Antonio Trillanes IV said on Tuesday, October 30, that they intend to challenge Makati Judge Andres Soriano’s ruling that declared legal the issuance of Proclamation No. 572 which attempted to void his amnesty. Trillanes’ lawyer Rey Robles indicated this in ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 30th, 2018

Trillanes camp: Testimonies, not application form, best evidence if senator applied for amnesty

Judge Elmo Alameda said on Friday that the hearing would have ended if Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV presented the application form, the “best evidence” in his case......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 12th, 2018

DOJ s new defective form theory affects hundreds granted amnesty

The Department of Justice last week introduced a new theory to support its claim that Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV did not admit guilt to his crime and could not have been granted amnesty: They said the amnesty application form is “defective.”.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 8th, 2018

Witness: Only one application form given to applicants for amnesty

Lt. Col. Josefa Berbigal, the Department of National Defense officer who received the application of Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV, testified on Friday that there was only one form given to all those who applied for amnesty. Source link link: Witness: Only one application form given to applicants for amnesty.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsOct 5th, 2018

DOJ on Trillanes amnesty: Application form itself is defective

MANILA, Philippines – To make its case for sending opposition Senator Antonio Trillanes IV back to jail, the Department of Justice (DOJ) introduced a new theory to the court on Friday, October 5: that the application form in itself is defective. DOJ’s Acting Prosecutor General Richard Fadullon ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 5th, 2018

Reporter testifies with amnesty officials: I saw Trillanes apply

MANILA, Philippines – A news reporter joined the testimony of former amnesty officials in telling the court that they witnessed Senator Antonio Trillanes IV apply for amnesty in January 2011, contrary to the claim of the Duterte administration that he did not file a form, therefore a ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 5th, 2018

AFP: Lapses possible in handling of Trillanes amnesty papers

Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV on Tuesday did not hold back from asking the country’s top defense officials on his missing application for amnesty. Source link link: AFP: Lapses possible in handling of Trillanes amnesty papers.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsOct 2nd, 2018

Roque on Trillanes amnesty: Why take word of AFP chief over learned judge ?

MANILA, Philippines – Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque on Tuesday, October 2, downplayed the statements of military chief Carlito Galvez Jr that contradict the government’s case against opposition Senator Antonio Trillanes IV. Responding to questions at a news briefing, Roque said that as a lawyer, he would “certainly” take the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 2nd, 2018

AFP: Lapses possible in handling of Trillanes amnesty papers

Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV on Tuesday did not hold back from asking the country’s top defense officials on his missing application for amnesty......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 2nd, 2018

Was revocation of amnesty legal? Trillanes camp might ask SC to decide

MANILA, Philippines – Opposition Senator Antonio Trillanes IV's legal team said they are considering asking the Supreme Court (SC) to urgently resolve their pending petition on his amnesty revocation. In a press briefing on Thursday, September 27, lawyer Rey Robles said that they have yet to discuss their next steps. "May ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 27th, 2018

Low scores for Duterte, Trillanes, Dark Phoenix | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: Filipinos give President Rodrigo Duterte's government the lowest scores on efforts to control inflation and fight poverty. Solicitor General Jose Calida threatens to file a libel complaint against Senator Sonny Trillanes for accusing him of stealing the lawmaker's amnesty application form. Malacañang defends several Cabinet members who flew to the United Kingdom amid ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 27th, 2018

Trillanes accuses Calida of stealing his amnesty application documents

MANILA, Philippines – Missing documents? Opposition Senator Antonio Trillanes IV accused Solicitor General Jose Calida of "stealing" his amnesty application documents. In a press briefing on Wednesday, September 26, Trillanes asked the military "why did they allow" Calida to take the said documents. "Nananawagan ako sa leadership ng Armed Forces (of ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 26th, 2018

EXPLAINER: Why Judge Alameda disregarded affidavits in Trillanes case

MANILA, Philippines – For Judge Elmo Alameda of Makati Regional Trial Court (RTC) Branch 150, without an original copy or “even a photocopy” of Senator Antonio Trillanes IV’s actual amnesty application form, there's sufficient basis to say he really failed to file it. Failure to file the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 25th, 2018

Trillanes made admission of guilt, JAGO officer confirms in affidavit

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uAH8qvvI150 Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV made his general admission of guilt before he took his oath on his filled-out amnesty application form, a military official said in an affidavit submitted before the Makati City Regional Trial Court. Col. Josefa C. Berbigal, currently a commissioned officer of the Judge Advocate General's Office (JAGO), said she was the one who processed the application for amnesty filed by those who benefitted under Proclamation No. 75 of then President Benigno Aquino III. "Among the applications for amnesty which our committee processed was that of Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV which was filed on Jan. 5, 2011," Berbigal's affida...Keep on reading: Trillanes made admission of guilt, JAGO officer confirms in affidavit.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 24th, 2018

Trillanes to question Davao City fiscal s jurisdiction over libel complaints

MANILA, Philippines – The camp of Senator Antonio Trillanes IV is set to question the jurisdiction of the Davao City fiscal office over the libel complaints filed by presidential son and son-in-law, Paolo Duterte and Manases Carpio. Rey Robles, Trillanes' lawyer for his amnesty and libel cases, said the filing ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 19th, 2018

Court handling rebellion case asks Trillanes for actual amnesty form

MANILA, Philippines – The hearing on Friday, September 14, at the Makati Regional Trial Court (RTC) Branch 150 may not have gone exactly the way the lawyers of Senator Antonio Trillanes IV wanted. Branch 150's Judge Elmo Alameda deferred deciding on the motion to issue an arrest warrant, but he started ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 14th, 2018

Coup case reopening has no legal basis, Trillanes tells Makati court

Senator Antonio Trillanes IV on Monday told the Makati City Regional Trial Court Branch 148 that the motion seeking his arrest and the issuance of a hold departure order against him has no legal or factual basis and should be dismissed. In a 15-page comment, the senator, through his counsel lawyer Reynaldo Robles, said jurisprudence dictates that the recipient of amnesty is not only innocent but it will have an effect if no offense is committed. "The rights to the benefits of amnesty, once established by evidence presented, either by the complainant or prosecution or by the defense cannot be waived because it is of public interest that a person who is regarded by the Amnesty Procla...Keep on reading: Coup case reopening has no legal basis, Trillanes tells Makati court.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 10th, 2018

Duterte confirms: SolGen did digging on Trillanes amnesty records

Describing the government's top lawyer to be "medyo bright na matino," Duterte said he adheres to Calida's judgment whenever the latter finds something to be anomalous.   Source link link: Duterte confirms: SolGen did digging on Trillanes amnesty records.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsSep 8th, 2018

Liable duo

President Noynoy Aquino will have to give a better explanation instead of merely saying the defective amnesty papers of Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV and other Magdalo mutineers including Rep. Gary Alejano and Quezon City Rep. Kit Belmonte went through the process. Liberal Party (LP) stalwart Belmonte was lawyer for Trillanes and the Magdalo soldiers and […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsSep 7th, 2018