On Criminal Law
1. By threatening another with the infliction upon his person, honor or
property or that of his family of any wrong amounting to a crime and
demanding money or imposing any other condition, even though not
unlawful and the offender attained his purpose.
2. By making such threat without the offender attaining his purpose.
3. By threatening another with the infliction upon his person, honor or
property or that of his family of any wrong amounting to a crime, the
threat not being subject to a condition. .
(1) if made in writing, or
(2) made through a middleman.
The crime is frustrated if the threat was not received by the person
Threat not made in heat of anger, because such threat would be punished
as “Other Light Threats”
Grave threats may be committed by indirect challenge to a gun fight,
even if complainant was absent when challenge was made; it is sufficient
that threats came to knowledge of offended party
Threats made in connection with the commission of other crimes are
absorbed by the latter
The offender in grave threats does not demand the delivery on the spot
of the money or other personal property asked by him
When consummated: As soon as the threats came to the knowledge of the
It is not necessary that the offended party was present at the time the
threats were made. It is sufficient that the threats came to his knowledge.