Topic: Evidence; Non hearsay purpose Title: People v. Figueroa G.R. No.

186141 April 11, 2012 LEONARDO-DE CASTRO Facts: the prosecution witness-police testify the alleged sale transaction of shabu borne out by the evidence of the prosecution was not between an unnamed informant and accused Figueroa for the purpose of showing that conversation led the police to proceed with the buy-bust operation. Issue: Is the testimony hearsay? Ruling: No Analysis: The hearsay rule does not apply where only the fact that such statements were made is relevant, and the truth or falsity thereof is immaterial. In the case at bar, the conversation was not necessary to prove the crime but only to narrate the sequence of event.

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