LOOK: Robin Padilla In The List!

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Actor Robin Padilla and 86 others are eyed to get executive clemency from President Rodrigo Duterte.

Actor Robin Padilla and 86 others might avail executive clemency as the Board of Pardons and Parole (BPP), under the Department of Justice (DOJ), is set to review the cases of the 87 inmates.

The BPP’s recommendation to review of such cases was coursed through a notice signed by BPP Executive Director Reynaldo Bayang.

Binoe is listed as No. 61 – N95P-2112.

Robin Padilla with lawyer, Rudolf Jurado.
Robin Padilla with lawyer, Rudolf Jurado.

In 1994, the “bad boy of Philippine movies” was found guilty for charges on illegal possession of high-powered firearms and was sentenced by the Angeles City, Pampanga regional trial court to serve a 21-year jail term.

Padilla, who is Robinhood Ferdinand Cariño Padilla in real life, was meted to the New Bilibid Prison in 1997 where he stayed for three years before he was given conditional pardon by then-President Fidel V. Ramos.

However, according to Padilla’s lawyer, Rudolf Jurado, his conditional pardon has expired in 2003 but he immediately assured that they can apply for absolute pardon.

Jurado said, “He is eligible to apply for absolute pardon”.

Young Robin "Binoe" Padilla.
Young Robin “Binoe” Padilla.

The lawyer said that the expiration of Robin’s conditional pardon has costed him millions because he could not renew his passport whenever he has invitations for projects outside of the country.

“He could not renew his passport whenever he has invitations for projects abroad because he still has criminal record here”.

Last week, the actor’s camp has submitted all the requirements essential to the application for executive clemency.

The legal counsel said, “I forced him to sign the document”.

Should Padilla be given the executive clemency, his civil rights will be restored including his right to suffrage and run for public office.

Executive clemency is a power vested upon the President to pardon prisoners as stipulated under Article VII, Section 19 of the 1987 Philippine Constitution. It pertains to reprieve, absolute or conditional pardon with or without parole conditions and communist of sentence.

The Malacañan Palace usually grants executive clemency in December as a Christmas gift to aged and sick prisoners.

Atty. Jurado admitted that Padilla was hesistant to seek absolute pardon because he does not want the public to think that he would be given special favor.

Padilla supported and campaigned for Duterte in Mindanao in the last elections.

3 COMMENTS

  1. At ismael ..di ako bitter ..nagsasabi lang ako ng totoo..lahat ng nangampanya kay digong di ba may position sa gobyerno…so anong problema mo?opinion lang walang personalan…kung may aral ka …marunong kang tumanggap ng komento…lol

    • dapat kumampanya ka na rin?
      dahil noong kumandidato si Tita Glo, lahat ng nag-support sa kanya pasok sa government offices,
      noong kumandidato si Papa PNoy lahat ng tumulong, tanggap sa government.
      bakit kaya di mo ginawa iyon noong nakaraang eleksiyon?

  2. Kung deserving naman si Robin na maging Part ng Government official ng Current Administration Why not Give him a chance Alam naman ng lahat ng Tao sya ay Mabait at Matulungin..Marami syang mga Nagawa sa Mga Mamayan laluna sa mga Muslim..Nagpagawa sya ng mga Aralin sa Arabic at Masjid..No doubt hindi sya Gabayan ni Allah..

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