Answer:Salas did waive his right to bail when hewithdrew his petition for the issuance of the WoHC. Thecontention of the defense that Salas merely agreed to bein custody and that the same does not constitute awaiver of his right to bail is not tenable. His waiver tosuch right is justified by his act of withdrawing hispetition for WoHC. People vs. Judge Donato & Salas.People vs. Mapalao:An accused who escapes fromconfinement or jumps bail or flees to a foreign country,loses his standing in court, and unless he surrenders orsubmits himself to the jurisdiction of the Court, he isdeemed to have waived any right to seek relief from thecourt, including his right to appeal his conviction.Who are not entitled to bail?(1) Persons charged with offenses punishable byreclusion perpetua or death, when evidence of guilt isstrong;(2) Persons CONVICTED by the trial court. Bail is onlydiscretionary pending appeal; and(3) Persons who are members of the AFP facing acourt martial.III. Excessive BailMayor de la Camara was arrested and detainedat the Provincial Jail of Agusan, for his allegedparticipation in the killing of 14 and the woundingof 12 other laborers of the Tirador Logging Co.18 days later, the Provincial Fiscal of Agusanfiled cases of multiple frustrated murder and formultiple murder against petitioner, his co-accused Tagunan and Galgo. An application forbail was filed by petitioner which was grantedand the amount was fixed at P1,195,200.00. Isthe amount of the bailbond excessive? Answer: Where the right to bail exists, it should not berendered nugatory by requiring a sum that is excessive.If there were no such prohibition, the right to bailbecomes meaningless. Nothing can be clearer,therefore, than that the amount of P1,195,200.00 isclearly violative of this constitutional provision under thecircumstances. De La Camara vs. Enage.Chu vs. Dolalos & Magsucang vs. Balgos:Section 6,Rule 114 of the Revised Rules of Criminal Procedureprovided the Judges the guidelines in fixing thereasonable amount for bail: (1) financial ability of theaccused to give bail; (2) nature and circumstances of theoffense; (3) penalty of the offense charged; (4) characterand reputation of the accused; (5) age and health of theaccused; (6) the weight of the evidence against theaccused; (7) probability of the accused appearing fortrial; (8) forfeiture of other bonds; (9) the fact that theaccused was fugitive from justice when arrested; and,(10) the pendency of other cases which the accused isunder bond. Right to Bail of Military PersonnelMembers of the AFP were charged with violationof Articles of War (AW) 67 (Mutiny), AW 96(Conduct Unbecoming an Officer and aGentleman) and AW 94 (Various Crimes) inrelation to Article 248 of the Revised Penal Code(Murder). The petitioners were questioning theconduct of the pre-trial investigation conductedwhere a motion to bail was filed but was denied.