REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES CONGRESS OF THE PHILIPPINES SENATE SITTING AS THE IMPEACHMENT COURT '11 FEB 17 P4 :14 OF THE IN THE MATTER

RENATO C. IMPEACHMENT OF CORONA AS CHIEF JUSTICE OF THE SUPREME PHILIPPINES, CASE NO. 002-2011 REPRESENTATIVE NIH C .TUPAS, JR., JOSEPH EMILIO A. ABAYA, LORENZO R. TANADA, III, REYNALDO V. UMAU, ARLENE J. BAG-AO, COURT OF THE

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et. aI., Complainants. x--------------------------------------------------x
REQUEST FOR THE ISSUANCE OF SUBPOENAE AD TESTIFICANDUM

The HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, through its PROSECUTORS, respectfully requests for the issuance of subpoenae ad testificandum requiring Nestor Conato (Conato) with office address at: ABS-CBN Broadcast Center, Sgt. Esguerra Ave.
corner Mother Ignacia St., Barangay LagingHanda, Diliman, Quezon City,

Philippines, to personally appear before the Impeachment Court on February 21,

2012 at 10:00 a.m. or on such date and time as may be determined by the Honorable Impeachment Tribunal at the Senate Secretary, Senate of the Philippines, Pasay City.

Conato is to:

1) Testify regarding his personal knowledge of the press briefing conducted by SPD Acting Director S/Supt. James Bucayo NCRPO CIDG chief S/Supt.

Joel Coronel on the release of the warrant of arrest of Gloria Macapagal Arroyo on Nov. 18, 2011;

2) Identify and authenticate the video recording of the following: a. The attempted escape of Gloria Macapagal Arroyo on 15 February

2011;
b. The statements made by the Public Information Office of the Supreme Court relating to the TRO; and c. The manner of compliance on the conditions set in the TRO, including the manner of securing payment of bond, statements made by lawyers of Gloria Macapagal Arroyo and Juan Miguel Arroyo on the flight bookings and payment of bond.

3) Testify on the circumstances surrounding the events above mentioned;
and

4) Testify on the allegations contained in the Verified Complaint, and other
pleadings filed by complainants, and other matters relevant to the instant case.

Respectfully submitted. Pasay City, February 16, 2012.

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

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Prosecution Panel Ambrosio Padilla Hall Floor, GSIS Bldg., Financial Center Roxas Blvd., Pasay City

By:

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Cong essman, 5 District, If 10 Chairman, Committee on Just" e Lead Prosecutor

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Copy furnished (By personal service)
Justice Serafin R. Cuevas (Ret.) et al.

Counsel for Respondent Chief Justice Renata Corona Suite 1902 Security Bank Centre 6776 Ayala Avenue Makati City, Philippines 1226

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