Emma Cupin, Joan May Salvador and Gertrudes Ranjo-Liang as respondents in his complaint 'for the felony of perjury
in solemn affirmation as defined and penalized under Article 183 of the Revised Penal Code.'
City Senior Prosecutor Nilo Penaflor gave the respondents until August 15 to answer the perjury
complaint filed by Esperon against Karapatan, the Rural Missionaries of the Philippines (RMP) and Gabriela.
"To deter the commission of these crimes, it is high time that we increase the penalty for perjury
by two degrees, that is, to prision mayor in its minimum to medium periods, or an imprisonment of from six years and one day to ten years," she added.
373, which raises the penalty for perjury
by two degrees, from the current arresto mayor or six months or up to two years and two months imprisonment to prison mayor or six years and one day to 10 years behind bars.
Speaking on justice sector reforms at a ceremony at the Sindh police headquarters, Central Police Office, he warned investigating officers that they could also face consequences if they knowingly brought false witnesses before the courts as they could be tried as accomplices in perjury
Karapatan stressed this point after National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon sued its representatives as well as ofRural Missionaries of the Philippines and Gabriela for perjury
at the Quezon City Prosecutor's Office Tuesday.
'We really need tougher sanctions,' Senate President Sotto said in Filipino, referring to existing penalty provisions for perjury
cases penalized with four months and one day up to two years and four months under the Revised Penal Code.
This was contained in an affidavit filed by the government in the apex court on an application of perjury
filed by petitioners against government officials in the Rafale review petition.
Any improvement in our judicial system thus has to include the fight against perjury
With lies prevailing in the court justice suffers.Any improvement in our judicial system thus has to include the fight against perjury
. The present Chief Justice of Pakistan Asif Saeed Khan Khosa took over just over two months ago on Jan 18, he has made the fight against perjury
a central point of his tenure.
charges were dropped in exchange for the plea deals, Day said.
Even though the decision was later set aside, they argue the continued failure to charge 70-year-old Scappaticci with perjury
cannot be justified.