Enrile, Jinggoy, Bong face plunder raps

By ABS-CBNnews.com

September 16, 2013

MANILA – The Department of Justice (DOJ) on Monday filed plunder and malversation complaints against 8 current and former lawmakers including Senators Juan Ponce Enrile, Ramon Bong Revilla and Jinggoy Estrada in connection with the P10 billion pork barrel scam.

Justice Secretary Leila de Lima said Enrile, Revila and Estrada, as well as former congressmen Rizalina Seachon Lanete and Edgard Valdes will face plunder complaints filed by the National Bureau of Investigation and lawyer Levito Baligod.

Three former congressmen–Rodolfo Plaza of Agusan del Sur, Samuel Dangwa of Benguet and Constantino Jaraula of Cagayan de Oro–were charged with malversation direct to bribery and violation of the Anti-Graft and Corrupt Practices Act.

Eight chiefs-of-staff (COS) of the 8 lawmakers charged were also recommended to be charged with plunder before the Office of the Ombudsman.

They are Jessica “Gigi” Reyes , chief of staff of Enrile; Richard Cambe, COS of Revilla; Ruby Tuazon, aide of Enrile and Estrada; Pauline Labayen, staff of Estrada; Jose Sumalpong, COS of Lanete; Janet dela Cruz, district staff of Lanete, Erwin Dangwa, COS of Dangwa; and Carlos Lozada, staff of Dangwa.

Five heads of implementing agencies were also recommended to be charged with plunder, malversation and graft and corrupt practices act violations.

They are Alan Javellana, former president of Nabcor; Condelina Amata, president of NLDC; Antonio Ortiz, former director general of TRC, Dennis Cunanan, former deputy director general of TRC; Salvador Salacup, former president of ZREC and now undersecretary of Department of Agriculture.

Six heads of Napoles-linked NGOs were also recommended to be charged for plunder or malversation.

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  • jorge buesa
    17 September 2013 at 8:45 am - Reply

    Good for all of them, keep on looking the Numbers will go up ? Maybe up to President Aquino ? Or Maybe all of the Lawmakers in the philippines, we Americans is laughing at the philippines government ! So griddy for Money and don’t care for the poor but themselfs ? ComeOn Man !

  • paputian ng buhok
    17 September 2013 at 11:51 am - Reply

    and ELFS and the trees and ocean and the seas…..