Republic of the Philippines
G.R. No. L-57650 May 31, 1988
CATALINO Y. TINGA, petitioner,
PEOPLE OF THE PHIL., PHILIPPINES, respondent.
Ruben V. Lopez for petitioner
The Solicitor General for respondent.
Acting,on the Motion for Clarification, dated April 29, 1988, filed by defense counsel, and finding the same to be well taken, the Court Resolved to amend the dispositive portion of its Decision acquitting petitioner of the crime of Malversation of Public Funds, promulgated on April 15,1988, as follows:
WHEREFORE, upon reasonable doubt, petitioner- accused, Catalino Y. Tinga, is hereby acquitted of the crimeof Malversation of Public funds. The sum of P139,664.07 (P144,000.00 less P4,345.93) "deposited in cash by him on April 30, 1980 with the Provincial Treasurer of Cebu, subject to adjustments as to his correct liability, "is hereby ordered returned to him within thirty (30) days after remand of the records of this case to the Sandiganbayan for execution of judgment.
Costs de officio.
Yap, C.J., Fernan, Narvasa, Gutierrez, Jr., Cruz, Paras, Feliciano, Gancayco, Padilla, Bidin, Sarmiento, Cortes, Griņo-Aquino and Medialdea, JJ., concur.
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