CYRIL CALPITO QUI, vs PP - Republic of the Philippines SUPREME COURT Manila THIRD DIVISION G.R No 196161 CYRIL CALPITO QUI Petitioner vs PEOPLE OF THE

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Republic of the Philippines SUPREME COURT Manila THIRD DIVISION G.R. No. 196161 September 26, 2012 CYRIL CALPITO QUI, Petitioner, vs. PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES, Respondent. D E C I S I O N VELASCO, J.: In her petition for review under Rule 45, Cyril Calpito Qui assails the merits of the December 17, 2010 Resolution 1 of the Court of Appeals (CA) in CA-G.R. CR No. 33494, which denied her Urgent Petition/Application for Bail Pending Appeal, and the March 17, 2011 CA Resolution 2 which rejected her Motion for Reconsideration. The pertinent factual antecedents are undisputed. Petitioner was charged with two counts of violation of Section 10(a), 3 Article VI of Republic Act No. (RA) 7610 or the Special Protection of Children Against Child Abuse, Exploitation and Discrimination Act. In Criminal Case No. Q-00-96544, the Information alleges: That on or about the month of December 1999 in Quezon City, Philippines, the above-named accused did then and there willfully, unlawfully and feloniously commit acts of cruelty and child abuse upon the person of one Christian John Ignacio, a minor 8 years of age by then and there angrily shouting invectives while pointing her fingers at said minor and threatening to knock down his head which acts are prejudicial to the child’s psychological and emotional development, debase, demean and degrade the intrinsic worth and dignity of said Christian John Ignacio as a human being. CONTRARY TO LAW. In Criminal Case No. Q-00-96545, the Information reads: That on or about the 15th day of March 2000 in Quezon City, Philippines, the above-named accused did then and there willfully, unlawfully and feloniously commit acts of cruelty and child abuse upon the person of one Christian John Ignacio, a minor 8 years of age by then and there angrily shouting invectives and threatening to shoot said minor and which acts are prejudicial to the child’s psychological and emotional development, debase, demean and degrade the intrinsic worth and dignity of said Christian John Ignacio as a human being. CONTRARY TO LAW.
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On June 18, 2010, the Regional Trial Court (RTC), Branch 94 in Quezon City convicted petitioner as charged, and sentenced 4 her to two equal periods of imprisonment for an indeterminate penalty of five (5) years, four (4) months and twenty one (21) days of prision correccional in its maximum period, as minimum, to seven (7) years, four (4) months and one (1) day of prision mayor in its minimum period, as maximum. On July 1, 2010, petitioner filed her Notice of Appeal. With the perfection of her appeal and the consequent elevation of the case records to the CA, petitioner posthaste filed before the appellate court an Urgent Petition/Application for Bail Pending Appeal which respondent People of the Philippines, through the Office of the Solicitor General (OSG), opposed. The OSG urged for the
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