Ex-PH justice official: Repeal 'three-fold rule' limiting max sentence to 40 years


Posted at Sep 04 2019 03:42 PM

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Former Justice Undersecretary Reynante Orceo believes the 'three-fold rule' under the Revised Penal code should be repealed. That rule limits the service of sentence to a maximum of three times the harshest penalty but in no case more than 40 years. Convicted rapist-killer Antonio Sanchez is among the beneficiaries.