Sample Information for Parricide

Article 246. Parricide. - Any person who shall kill his father, mother, or child, whether legitimate or illegitimate, or any of his ascendants, or descendants, or his spouse, shall be guilty of parricide and shall be punished by the penalty of reclusion perpetua to death. (Art. 246, Revised Penal Code)

Parricide is committed when (1) a person is killed; (2) the accused is the killer; and (3) the deceased is either the legitimate spouse of the accused, or any legitimate or illegitimate parent, child, ascendant or descendant of the accused. (People v. Delos Santos, G.R. No. 248929, November 09, 2020)

Republic of the Philippines
National Capital Judicial Region
Branch 147
Makati City

                                        Plaintiff,                                    Crim Case No. 123456
                - versus -                                                                  for:                                                                                                                                                   
AKU SADO,                                                                             Parricide  
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The undersigned Assistant City Prosecutor hereby accuses Aku Sado of the crime of Parricide, defined and penalized under Art. 246 of the Revised Penal Code, committed as follows:

That on or about 7:30 in the evening of November 21, 2021 at 2222 Hormiga Street, Brgy. Valenzuela, Makati City, Philippines and within the jurisdiction of this Honorable Court, the above-named accused, with intent to kill, with treachery and evident premeditation, did then and there, willfully, unlawfully and feloniously attack, assault and stab his father, PEDRO SADO, using a bladed weapon, thereby inflicting upon the latter mortal wound on the chest that caused PEDRO SADO's instantaneous death.

Contrary to law.

Makati City, Philippines, December 10, 2021.


                                                  ATTY. BEN TING
                                                   Asst. City Prosecutor
                                                 Roll of Attorneys No. 12345
                                                 Lifetime IBP No. 12121
                                             MCLE Compliance No. V-334455
                                               valid until 4/4/2023

Approved by:

City Prosecutor


      I hereby certify that a preliminary investigation was conducted in the above-entitled case, and that on the basis of the sworn statements and other evidence submitted before me, there is reasonable ground to believe that the crime has been committed and that the accused is probably guilty thereof. I further certify that the filing of this Information is upon prior written authority or approval of the city prosecutor.

                                                    ATTY. BEN TING
                                                    Asst. City Prosecutor

        SUBSCRIBED AND SWORN TO before me this 10th day of December 2021 in Makati City, Philippines.

                                                                                                  ATTY. DING DONG
                                                    Asst. City Prosecutor


1. Amihan San Pedro
2. Others

Bail Recommended: None