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Gen.Jovito Palparan found guilty of Kidnapping and Serious Illegal Detention

The court found retired Gen. Jovito Palparan Jr. guilty in connection with a kidnapping and serious illegal detention case involving two students of the University of the Philippines in 2006.

Kidnapping and Serious Illegal Detention is punishable under Art.267 of the Revised penal Code. It is a crime against Personal Liberty and Security.

Remember this difference between illegal detention and arbitrary detention. In illegal detention, it is committed by a private individual who unlawfully
kidnaps, detains or otherwise deprives a person of liberty whereas in arbitrary detention, it is committed by a public officer or employee who detains a person without legal grounds.Illegal Detention is a crime against personal liberty and security while Arbitrary Detention is a crime against the fundamental law of the state.
The penalty shall be death where the kidnapping or detention was committed for the purpose of extorting ransom from the victim or any other person, even if none of the circumsta…

Fundamentals of Criminal Investigation

Fundamentals of Criminal Investigation | Definition of Terms

Booster- A frequent shoplifter.

Bucketing - Skimming customer trading profits by falsifying trade information.

Call Girls - The highest-status prostitutes, who generally work out of their own
apartments by appointment only.

Cannon - "loose" cannon - blabbermouth. Someone who lacks control, puts an organization
at risk.

Carjacking - occurs if a person uses force or intimidation to steal a car from a driver.

Churning - This occurs when a producer makes false statements to convince an insurance
policy holder to cancel their present policy in order to sell him or her, another one.

Compliance Strategies - methods of controlling white-collar crime that rely on the
threat of economic sanctions or civil penalties to control potential violators, creating
a marketplace incentive to obey the law.

Confidence Games - a swindle set up to separate victims from their money. many involving
a get-rich-quick scheme, often with illegal…