First Posted 5:31 PM 06/09/2009
The Branch 16 of the Regional Trial Court (RTC) of the Eight Judicial Region issued an Order of Arrest dated June 4, 2009 to Atty. Glenn Chong for four counts of libel under Article 353 of the Revised Penal Code.
The Order of Arrest was issued by Judge Bienvenido M. Montalla of RTC Branch 16. The Order of Arrest was first endorsed on June 4, 2009 by Rona Pecayo-Diongzon, Clerk of Court VI of RTC Branch 16 and was referred to the Chief of Police of Naval, Biliran, the Director, National Bureau of Investigation, Manila and the Chief CIDG-PNP, Camp Crame, Quezon City for service with the request that the return be made as soon as possible within ten (10) days from receipt of the warrant.
The four counts of libel were docketed at RTC Branch 16 as Criminal Case No. N-2678 to 2681 entitled The People of the Philippines as plaintiff versus Atty. Glenn Chong of P. Inocentes St., Barangay P.I. Garcia, Naval, Biliran as the accused.
The bail for the release of the accused is fixed at Php 10,000.00.