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CASE 2014-0031: PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES, PLAINTIFF-APPELLEE, – VERSUS – HERMANOS CONSTANTINO, JR.Y BINAYUG, A.K.A. “JOJIT,” ACCUSED-APPELLANT. (G.R. NO. 199689, 12 MARCH 2014, LEONARDO-DE CASTRO, J.) SUBJECT/S: DANGEROUS DRUGS; ACQUITAL FOR FAILURE TO PROVE GUILT. (BRIEF TITLE: PEOPLE VS CONSTANTINO)

 

DISPOSITIVE:

 

“WHEREFORE, the appeal is GRANTED. The Decision dated July 29, 2011 of the Court of Appeals in CA-G.R. CR.-H.C. No. 03353, affirming the Decision dated April 15, 2008 of the Regional Trial Court, Branch 5 of Tuguegarao City, Cagayan, in Criminal Case No. 10516, is REVERSED and SET ASIDE. Appellant Hermanos Constantino, Jr. y Binayug, a.k.a. “Jojit,” is ACQUITTED for failure of the prosecution to prove his guilt beyond reasonable doubt and is ORDERED to be immediately released from detention unless he is confined for another lawful cause.    

 

SO ORDERED.”

 

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SCD-2014-0031-MAR 2014-CONSTANTINO

CASE 2014-0030: OFFICE OF THE OMBUDSMAN, Petitioner, – versus – JOSE T. CAPULONG, RESPONDENT (G.R. No. 201643, 12 MARCH 2013, REYES, J.) SUBJECT/S: SALN, PERJURY, SERIOUS DISHONESTY, GRAVE MISCONDUCT (BRIEF TITLE: OMBUDSMAN VS. CAPULONG)

 

DISPOSITIVE:

 

WHEREFORE, in consideration of the foregoing premises, the Decision dated July 29, 2011 and Resolution dated April 12, 2012 of the Court of Appeals in CA-G.R. SP No. 119071 are AFFIRMED.

 

SO ORDERED.

 

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SCD-2014-0030-MAR 2014-CAPULONG

 

CASE 2014-0029: HEIRS OF AMADA A. ZAULDA, namely: ELESEO A. ZAULDA and RODOLFO A. ZAULDA, Present: Petitioners VS. ISAAC Z. ZAULDA (G.R. NO. 201234, 17 MARCH 2014, MENDOZA, J.) SUBJECT/S: RECOVERY OF POSSESSION AND DECLARATION OF OWNERSHIP (BRIEF TITLE: ZAULDA VS. ZAULDA)

 

DISPOSITIVE:

 

WHEREFORE, the petition is GRANTED. The February 11, 20 I I and March 6, 2012 Resolutions of the Court of Appeals in CA-G.R. SP No. 05379 are SET ASIDE.

 

Accordingly, the Court GRANTS petitioners’ Motion For Extension Of Time To File Petition For Review filed with the Cou1i of Appeals and gives due course to their Petition for Review. The case is REMANDED to the Court of Appeals for decision on the merits of the petition.

 

SO ORDERED.

 

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SCD-2014-0029-MAR 2014-ZAULDA

 

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