How else would one describe the status now of Jinggoy Estrada, Bong Revilla, Juan Ponce Enrile, Janet Lim-Napoles and Gigi Reyes, if not that of being a prisoner? 350 more words
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MANILA, Philippines—Donned in a white “barong Tagalog,” Senator Ramon Revilla Jr. doesn’t seem to show signs of jail life when he faced the Sandiganbayan division hearing his plunder and graft case over the pork barrel scam. 886 more words
In contrast to the scripted and circus-like surrender of Sen. Ramon Revilla Jr., Sen. Jinggoy Estrada turned himself in to the Philippine National Police in Camp Crame with less fanfare shortly after the Sandiganbayan Fifth Division issued a warrant of arrest against him and his co-accused in connection with the alleged P10-billion pork barrel scam that is making many Filipinos here and abroad fuming with disbelief and anger. 483 more words
The Sandiganbayan today, June 23, ordered the arrest of Senator Jinggoy Estrada for plundering millions of pesos in taxpayers’ money.
The 5th division of the Sandiganbayan issued the warrant of arrest after finding probable cause in the opposition senator’s involvement in the P10 billion Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) scam. 52 more words
Finally, after so much dramatics all these times by Senators Juan Ponce Enrile, Jinggoy Estrada and Ramon Revilla on their alleged involvement in the misuse of their Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) by funneling it to a bogus non-governmental organization (NGO) of Janet Lim-Napoles in exchange for scandalous kickbacks, now the scam trial is with the anti-graft court or the Sandiganbayan. 366 more words
Expecting their imminent arrest, especially when the vast number of Filipinos supported the decision of the Ombudsman in filing plunder charges against them before the Sandiganbayan in connection with their alleged complicity in the P 10-billion Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) scam, Senators Juan Ponce Enrile, Ramon Revilla, Jr and Jinggoy Estrada took turns in singing their swan song. 462 more words