Manila court orders arrest of ‘Bikoy’ over failure to attend own arraignment

Manila RTC orders arrest of 'Bikoy' in 'Ang Totoong Narcolist'

FILE PHOTO: Peter Joemel “Bikoy” Advincula at Camp Crame on Would possibly 23, 2019. INQUIRER report picture / Lyn Rillon

MANILA, Philippines — A Manila Town courtroom has ordered the arrest of Peter Joemel “Bikoy” Advincula for his failure to wait his arraignment on Wednesday in reference to the perjury case filed via attorneys from the Loose Felony Help Crew (FLAG).

In a one-page order, the Manila Metropolitan Trial Court docket Department 17 has canceled the bail posted via Advincula for his transient liberty.

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“In view of the failure of the accused to seem in nowadays’s listening to in spite of understand and upon motions of each the personal prosecutor and public prosecutor, let the money bail posted via Peter Joemel Advincula be forfeited and confiscated in prefer of the federal government,” the courtroom stated.

“Factor a warrant of arrest towards him with bail set at double the amunt of the former bail posted via the accused,” the courtroom added.

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Advincula is the self-confessed hooded narrator from the video sequence “Ang Totoong Narcolist.” The movies alleged that shut allies and kin of President Rodrigo Duterte are concerned within the unlawful drug industry.

The Philippine Nationwide Police-Felony Investigation and Detection Crew (PNP-CIDG) has filed felony court cases towards the ones in the back of the video sequence, together with FLAG attorneys former senatorial applicants Chel Diokno and Erin Tañada, and previous Preferrred Court docket spokesperson Atty. Theodore Te. The 3 denied the allegations.

Whilst the criticism is present process initial investigation, the 3 attorneys filed perjury raps towards Advincula.

Ultimately, the prosecutor pushed aside the criticism towards the 3 attorneys whilst a separate panel of prosecutors indicted Advincula.

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