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Motion to quash is proper even after the accused had been arraigned if the same is grounded on failure to charge an offense and lack of jurisdiction of the offense charged, extinction of the offense or penalty and jeopardy.

At issue is whether or not the Sandiganbayan acted with grave abuse of discretion in denying petitioner’s motion to quash the informations filed after she had pleaded thereto. Rule 117, Section 8 of the 1985 Rules on Criminal Procedure, as … Continue reading

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