Carillo gears for legal fight as Sandigan rules to proceed case over aide-turned-cook

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, and Nestle Semilla, Morexette Marie Erram 01/07/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — Former Cebu City Councilor Gerardo Carillo is preparing for legal battle after the Sandiganbayan ruled to proceed with the trial against him for ordering his aide to moonlight as cook  at his…

Present counter evidences, Sandigan tells Chiong

Rosalie O. Abatayo 01/05/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines —Former Naga City Mayor Valdemar Chiong needs to present his counter-evidences to prove his innocence on the graft charge filed against him, the Sandiganbayan resolved. In a three-page resolution, the graft court denied Chiong’s Motion…

Bong Revilla not guilty of plunder-Sandiganbayan

Inquirer.net 12/07/2018

MANILA, Philippines — Former Senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla has been acquitted by the Sandiganbayan from plunder cases in relation to the “Pork Barrel Scam.” During the promulgation on Friday, the Sandiganbayan First Division said Revilla is not…

Imelda Marcos tells Sandiganbayan: I’ll take case to Supreme Court

Inquirer.net 12/05/2018

Former First Lady and Ilocos Norte 2nd Dist. Rep. Imelda Marcos has notified the Sandiganbayan Fifth Division that she will bring her appeal to the Supreme Court (SC). In a Notice of Appeal from Marcos’ camp, she…

Sandiganbayan votes against dismissing Gwen Garcia’s graft cases

Morexette Erram, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Rosalie Abatayo, Vince F. Nonato 11/20/2018

THE Sandiganbayan has voted against dismissing the graft and malversation charges against Cebu third district Rep. Gwendolyn Garcia involving the purchase of the Balili property in Naga City when she was governor. In a split vote of…

Sandiganbayan denies Cebu solon’s bid to dismiss graft cases

Inquirer.net 11/20/2018

BALILI PROPERTIES The Sandiganbayan Special Second Division has denied Cebu’s 3rd District Rep. Gwendolyn Garcia’s plea for the dismissal of her criminal cases. In a 12-page decision, the anti-graft court said Garcia’s argument in her motion to…

BREAKING: Sandiganbayan allows Imelda Marcos to post P150K-bail

Inquirer.net 11/16/2018

PENDING THE ANTI-GRAFT COURT’S DECISION ON HER MOTION TO SEEK POST-CONVICTION REMEDIES The Sandiganbayan on Friday allowed former First Lady Imelda Marcos to post P150,000-bail and enjoy temporary liberty while the court decides on her motion for…

Sandiganbayan forfeits Imelda’s bail

Inquirer.net 11/13/2018

THE Sandiganbayan on Tuesday ordered the forfeiture of bail posted by former First Lady and Ilocos Norte 2nd District Representative Imelda Marcos following her absence in Friday’s promulgation of her cases. In a document released on November…

Sandiganbayan acquits former PCSO exec

Inquirer.net 05/17/2018

The Sandiganbayan has acquitted the last ex-Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) official involved in the plunder case of former President, and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo. The anti-graft Court has acquitted former PCSO general manager Rosario Uriarte…

Sonny O. to undergo Sandiganbayan trial

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/28/2018

Suspended Toledo City Mayor John Henry “Sonny” Osmeña will be tried at the Sandiganbayan on charges of grave abuse of authority. On its website, the Sandiganbayan announced last April 27 that its Third Division is assigned to…

DOJ prosecutor convicted for extortion try in Palea case

Inquirer.net 10/01/2017

The Sandiganbayan has sentenced a state prosecutor to imprisonment of one-and-a-half years to nine years for trying to extort money from the members of the Philippine Airlines Employees Association (Palea) in 2013. In a 29-page decision, the…

Negros councilor pleads guilty to sexual harassment, fined P10,000

Inquirer.net 08/27/2017

A former councilor of Kabankalan City in Negros Occidental was meted a P10,000 fine by the Sandiganbayan after he pleaded guilty to sexual harassment. In a four-page decision dated Aug. 22, the court’s Seventh Division allowed Carlo…

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