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Points

1. The document purportedly signed by George (Idol) Floranza and Delfin Lacsamana with the Barangay
cannot be deemed binding since the Barangay does not jurisdiction over criminal cases on crimes with
an imposable penalty of imprisonment over 6 years.
Legal Basis: Under section 408 of the Local Government Code, the Lupon of each Barangay shall
have jurisdiction to amicably settle all disputes between parties residing in the same city or
municipality EXCEPT:
c. Offenses punishable by imprisonment exceeding one (1) year or a fine exceeding Five
Thousand (Php5,000.00) Pesos

The crime of theft has an imposable penalty of prision correccional in its medium and maximum periods,
if the value of the thing stolen is more than 200 pesos but does not exceed 6000 pesos.
The penalty is prision correccional in its medium and maximum periods, if the value of the thing stolen is
more than 6000 pesos but does not exceed 12000 pesos.


2. On the charge of theft: absence and the difficulty of proving an essential element which is intent to
gain. George Floranzas purpose of taking was to put it on the windowsill of the main hall for proper
turnover which does not prove his intent to be enriched by the property of the complainant but rather
the proper safekeeping of the disputed item.