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Pabor kay Pulong: Davao City court orders Trillanes’ arrest for libel raps


A Davao City court on Friday (December 7) has ordered the arrest of Senator Antonio Trillanes IV who is facing a libel case filed by former Davao City vice mayor Paolo Duterte.

Judge Melinda Alconcel-Dayanghirang issued the arrest warrant against Trillanes whom she indicated has been “charged before me with the crime of libel” and directed authorities to “bring said accysed before me to be dealt with according to law.”

On the other hand, the magistrate said the bail for his provisional liberty is set at P24,000.

Apart from the Davao City court, Makati Judge Elmo Alameda issued a warrant of arrest against Trillanes who managed to post a P200,000 bail for his provisional liberty.

Alameda is currently handling the rebellion case against Trillanes concerning the 2007 Manila Peninsula siege.