Category Archives: Warrant of Arrest

When warrant of arrest may issue?

Section 6(a), Rule 112 of the Revised Rules on Criminal Procedure clearly provides: SEC. 6. When warrant of arrest may issue. — (a) By the Regional Trial Court. — Within ten (10) days from the filing of the complaint or … Continue reading

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May a judge issue a warrant of arrest solely on the basis of the report and recommendation of the investigating prosecutor, without personally determining probable cause by independently examining sufficient evidence submitted by the parties during the preliminary investigation?

The pertinent provision of the Constitution reads: Sec. 2 [Article III]. The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects against unreasonable searches and seizures of whatever nature and for any purpose shall be … Continue reading

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