Davao City court orders arrest of Senator Trillanes

Politics & Governance

The Regional Trial Court Branch 54 in Davao City presided by Judge Melinda Alconcel-Dayanghirang has issued an arrest warrant against Senator Antonio Trillanes IV in connection with the libel case filed by former Davao City vice mayor and presidential son Paolo Duterte.

A bail bond is set at 24,000 pesos.

“The bail may be approved by any Judge of any Regional Trial Court sitting in the Province of the City where the accused is being held; by a Metropolitan or Municipal Trial Judge or Municipal Circuit Trial Judge who shall transmit the same, together with the release papers to this court,” says in the warant of arrest by Alconcel-Dayanghirang.


“Okay nako ani. Merry Christmas,” Paolo Duterte said posting a copy of the arrest warrant in his social networking page.