BENILDA N. BACASIVIAS v. SANDIGANBAYAN and PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES, G.R. No. 189343, July 10, 2013

Criminal law; Conspiracy. In order to establish the existence of conspiracy, unity of purpose and unity in the execution of an unlawful objective by the accused must be proven. Direct proof is not essential to show conspiracy. It is enough that there be proof that two or more persons acted towards the accomplishment of a common unlawful objective through a chain of circumstances, even if there was no actual meeting among them.

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