Ombudsman panel clears Paolo Duterte in P6.4-B shabu shipment case

Inquirer.net 05/02/2018

The Office of the Ombudsman’s special fact-finding team has cleared former Davao City Vice Mayor Paolo Duterte and lawyer Manases Carpio from the controversy surrounding the P6.4-billion shabu shipment that was smuggled into the country. In a…

CTA clears Mikey Arroyo in P27-M tax evasion case

Inquirer.net 03/28/2018

The Court of Tax Appeals (CTA) has acquitted former presidential son and former Rep. Juan Miguel “Mikey” Arroyo in his P27.305-million tax evasion cases. In a 69-page decision dated March 21, the CTA’s First Division said Department…

DOJ clears Peter Lim, Kerwin Espinosa, 6 others for drug trafficking charges

Ador Vincent Mayol 03/12/2018

Cebuano businessman Peter Lim can heave a sigh of relief. The Depatment of Justice’s (DOJ) Task Force on Illegal Drugs has dismissed the drug charges filed against Lim and at least seven others for failure of the…

CA clears Abellanosa in grave misconduct case

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 01/03/2018

THE Court of Appeals (CA) has cleared Cebu City South District Rep. Rodrigo Abellanosa from any administrative liability over the participation of a school that he owns in the city’s scholarship program. In a decision issued on…

Ombudsman clears Rama of malversation raps

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 09/29/2017

  IT was a vindication that came too late but still welcomed by former Cebu City mayor Michael Rama. The Office of the Ombudsman has dismissed a criminal complaint filed against the former mayor over the city’s…

Ombudsman clears Aquino, Trillanes of treason

Inquirer.net 06/18/2017

OMBUDSMAN Conchita Carpio Morales has dismissed the treason and espionage complaint filed against former President Benigno Aquino III and Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV over backchannel negotiations with China. In a 16-page resolution approved on April 17, the…

Sandiganbayan clears Abellanosa

Izobelle T. Pulgo 02/13/2017

REPRESENTATIVE Rodrigo “Bebot” Abellanosa (Cebu City South District) was cleared of graft charges by the Sandiganbayan, in connection with the Cebu City government’s scholarship program using a school that he owned. “Thank you for all your prayers,”…