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Crime Politics

Pimentel on Ejercito’s suspension: Congressmen get only 60 days

The 90-day preventive suspension slapped against Sen. JV Ejercito will effectively be served beginning today (Tuesday) after the lawmaker voluntarily submitted himself to order to him by the Sandiganbayan. Ejercito, in delivering privilege speech to announce his decision not to await the recommendation of the Senate body on how to act on the matter, said he’s submitting to the authority of the Supreme Court which recently denied his motion questioning the suspension order. “Mr. President...

Crime Local government

Pasay prosecutor guilty for extorting sexual favors

Guilty ang hatol ng Sandiganbayan Fifth Division sa assistant city prosector ng Pasay City sa paghingi ng pera at sexual favor sa isang babae kapalit ng pag-akyat ng reklamong isinampa nito sa korte. Si John Giselher Imperial ay hinatulang makulong ng dalawang taon at pinagmumulta ng P20,000. Ibinasura naman ang korte ang kasong graft na kinakaharap nito dahil sa kawalan ng ebidensya. “After meticulously assessing the evidence adduced and as culled from the facts of the case, this Court holds...