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Dissenting Sandigan justices: Bong Revilla can’t be innocent »

“The truth prevailed,” the Lakas-CMD had this to say after the Sandiganbayan junked all pork-barrel cases against Sen. Bong Revilla.

MANILA, Philippines — Two justices of the Sandiganbayan strongly disagreed with three others who had cleared Sen. Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. of graft in the multibillion-peso pork barrel scam, saying convicted plunderer Janet Napoles could not have siphoned off public funds from the senator’s office without his “complicity.” In a 3-2 vote, the Special First […]…

Posted Thursday, July 8, 2021 05:36:23 | Read More »

Lakas-CMD on Revilla’s acquittal over pork barrel scam case: ‘Truth prevailed’ »

“The truth prevailed,” the Lakas-CMD had this to say after the Sandiganbayan junked all pork-barrel cases against Sen. Bong Revilla.

“The truth prevailed,” the Lakas-CMD had this to say after the Sandiganbayan junked all pork-barrel cases against Sen. Bong Revilla.…

Posted Wednesday, July 7, 2021 06:07:04 | Read More »

SC shows ‘mercy’ for ex-justice who fixed Napoles case »

Gov't wins over P1B in damages against Marcos crony over Bataan nuke plant

MANILA, Philippines — A disgraced magistrate of the Sandiganbayan, who was sacked in 2014 for corruption in fixing an earlier criminal case of convicted plunderer Janet Lim Napoles, has won a reprieve from the Supreme Court. In what it called “a measure of mercy,” the high tribunal partially granted the appeal for judicial clemency of […]…

Posted Wednesday, July 7, 2021 05:18:46 | Read More »

SC partly grants judicial clemency to dismissed Sandiganbayan justice Ong »

Gregory Ong

MANILA, Philippines — The Supreme Court has partly granted judicial clemency to dismissed Sandiganbayan Associate Justice Gregory Ong. In 2014, Ong was dismissed from service after an investigation showed his links with businesswoman Janet Lim Napoles who has been convicted of plunder over the pork barrel scam. Ong was dismissed after he was found guilty […]…

Posted Tuesday, July 6, 2021 07:59:58 | Read More »

All pork barrel scam cases vs Revilla junked »

“The truth prevailed,” the Lakas-CMD had this to say after the Sandiganbayan junked all pork-barrel cases against Sen. Bong Revilla.

MANILA, Philippines — The Sandiganbayan’s Special First Division, in a narrow 3-2 vote, has acquitted Sen. Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. of 16 counts of graft over his alleged involvement in the multibillion-peso pork barrel scam that was exposed in 2013. The decision clears Revilla of all his remaining criminal cases in connection with the scam. […]…

Posted Tuesday, July 6, 2021 05:13:09 | Read More »

Revilla hails Sandiganbayan decision: ‘I can move forward free of this nuisance’ »

Revilla hails Sandiganbayan decision: 'I can move forward free of this nuisance'

Updated 4:50 p.m. MANILA, Philippines — Senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla on Monday praised the Sandiganbayan’s decision clearing him of charges related to the so-called pork barrel scam and said he can now move on “free of this nuisance.” “The truth has come out,” he said in a statement posted on Facebook. “Now, I can move […]…

Posted Monday, July 5, 2021 04:28:00 | Read More »

SC: Napoles plea for release, house arrest over COVID fears denied »

SC: Napoles plea for release over COVID fears denied

MANILA, Philippines—The Supreme Court has denied pork barrel fund scam mastermind Janet Lim Napoles’ motion to be released on bail or recognizance or a house arrest for a humanitarian reason due to COVID-19. Napoles, along with deceased lawyer Richard Cambe, was convicted of plunder by the Sandiganbayan Special First Division for allocating over P200-million from […]…

Posted Wednesday, June 16, 2021 07:51:36 | Read More »

Enrile loses latest bid to snuff out testimony from prosecution evidence »

Enrile loses latest bid to snuff out testimony from prosecution evidence

MANILA, Philippines—The Sandiganbayan again denied Juan Ponce Enrile’s latest request to strike out a lawyer’s judicial affidavit from the prosecution’s evidence list in his plunder case. The Sandiganbayan’s Third Division ruled on May 19 that the testimony of lawyer Ryan Medrano—who was recruited by the Ombudsman to build its cases against Enrile and others—would not […]…

Posted Wednesday, May 26, 2021 07:42:24 | Read More »

Revilla aide convicted in pork barrel scam dies »

Richard Cambe, a lawyer who served on the legislative staff of Sen. Ramon “Bong’’ Revilla Jr. and was convicted of plunder in 2018 for the diversion of P224 million from the senator’s pork barrel funds, died on Thursday while serving a 40-year prison sentence. Revilla, who was acquitted in the same case but has yet […]…

Posted Saturday, April 10, 2021 05:40:33 | Read More »

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