Aguirre apologizes in Espinosa, Lim case dismissal

Inquirer.net 03/26/2018

Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II on Monday said that it was “not correct” to investigate prosecutors who dismissed the case against drug personalities led by Peter Lim and Kerwin Espinosa and Peter Co but “extraordinary times need…

DISMISSAL ‘VACATED’

Leila B. Salaverria and Jeannette I. Andrade 03/21/2018

Duterte among those unhappy with dismissal of drug cases vs Lim, Espinosa; asks Aguirre to consider pulse of people Because of public outrage, and it seems, also the President’s dismay, Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II issued an…

CJ Sereno denies any hand on Gwen’s dismissal order

Morexette B. Erram 02/21/2018

SUPREME COURT Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes Sereno has denied any involvement on the Ombudsman decision to dismiss Cebu 3rd district Representative Gwen Garcia from office over the controversial Balili property purchase. Sereno said Ombudsman Conchita Carpio –…

Cop who returned positive result in confirmatory test to face dismissal

Benjie B. Talisic 02/19/2018

OF the two policemen who earlier submitted positive results in a random drug test conducted last January, one returned a positive result in a confirmatory test. Police Regional Office (PRO)-7 Regional Director Chief Supt.Robert Quenery identified the…

Gwen eyes legal remedies to fight off dismissal order

Futch Anthony Inso 02/13/2018

Rep. Gwendolyn Garcia (Cebu 3rd district), House deputy speaker, plans to avail of all legal remedies available to contest the dismissal order issued by Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales. “We will file an MR (motion for reconsideration). I…

MAO BA?

MAO BA? 02/12/2018

GARCIA DISMISSAL Netizens were mixed over Deputy House Speaker Gwendolyn Garcia’s claim that the Ombudsman’s decision to dismiss her from the service was a “blatant attempt” to stop the looming impeachment of Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales. The dismissal…

Speaker won’t implement dismissal order vs Garcia as decision came late

Inquirer Visayas 02/12/2018

CEBU CITY–Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez will not implement the Ombudsman order to dismiss Deputy Speaker Gwendolyn Garcia in connection with the questionable purchase of the P98.9 million Balili property in Naga City, Cebu when she was governor in…

Dismissal order as ‘blatant attempt’ to stop Carpio-Morales impeachment, says Garcia

Connie Fernandez, Morexette Erram 02/12/2018

CEBU CITY—Deputy Speaker Gwendolyn Garcia on Monday said the Ombudsman’s decision to dismiss her from the service was a “blatant attempt” to stop the looming impeachment of Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales. In a statement, Garcia said the timing…

Court dismisses case against singing champ Noven Belleza

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 09/11/2017

The Regional Trial Court (RTC) on Monday dismissed the charges filed against singing champion Noven Belleza. In open court, Judge James Stewart Ramon Himalaloan of RTC Branch 7 cited the complainant’s “lack of interest” in dismissing the…

‘Bato’ approves dismissal of 80 cops, remands 4

Inquirer.net 07/11/2017

Philippine National Police chief Director General Ronald dela Rosa said that he signed the approval for the dismissal of 80 policemen charged for different activities. “Yung buong 84 napirmahan ko na resolution, meron akong binalik na mga…