enator Antonio Trillanes IV, through his lawyers, has asked the Pasay City prosecutor’s office to give him more time to answer the criminal complaints filed against him by certain lawyers over remarks he made against President Rodrigo Duterte.
Trillanes’ lawyers asked for at least 15 more days within which to allow his camp to prepare or file the required counter-affidavit, moving the deadline from Monday, December 11, to December 26.
The motion was filed prior to the continuation of the preliminary investigation against Trillanes after a group of lawyers filed complaints for inciting to sedition, proposal to commit coup d’etat and graft against the senator on November 16.
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Chan Robles and Associates submits a motion on behalf of Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV for extension of time to file a counter-affidavit against the sedition, coup d'etat, and graft complaints Trillanes faces.
Complaints were filed by a group of lawyers rep. by Atty Manuelito Luna. pic.twitter.com/OcjIqK6hVL
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