Enrile plunder - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Enrile plunder


2019 sees almost a year's delay in Enrile plunder trial

Oct 16, 2019 - 6:12 PM

From an original schedule of February, the first day was moved all the way to October. It has been reset again.

ENRILE PLUNDER. Veteran litigator Estelito Mendoza on October 16, 2019, again manages to reset the trial of former senator Juan Ponce Enrile who is charged for plunder over the pork barrel scam. Photo by Lian Buan/Rappler

Sandiganbayan sets 2019 trial for Enrile plunder case

Dec 10, 2018 - 5:16 PM

The plunder case has been stuck at the pre-trial level for years because the Supreme Court granted Enrile's request to require the prosecution to specify to the tiniest details its evidence against him

PLUNDER TRIAL. Former senator Juan Ponce Enrile will begin his plunder trial at the anti-graft court Sandiganbayan on February 19, 2019. Photo by Lian Buan/Rappler

‘Do you wish Gigi Reyes to be freed?’ and other questions for Enrile

Jan 13, 2018 - 5:15 PM

Not seen as often in public, reporters at the Sandiganbayan ask former senator Juan Ponce Enrile about martial law in Mindanao, his secret to staying strong at 93, and whether he wants freedom for former aide Gigi Reyes

DUO. Marcos-time executives Juan Ponce Enrile and Estelito Mendoza attend a hearing at the anti-graft court Sandiganbayan on January 12, 2018, where the former is facing plunder charges over the multi-billion peso pork barrel scam. Photo by Lian Buan/Rappler

Santiago resigns, SC junks Napoles bail petition, Trillanes to file libel case vs Nieto | Evening wRap

Nov 07, 2017 - 7:49 PM

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Napoles moves for bail again, this time via Supreme Court

Jul 11, 2017 - 3:54 PM

Napoles asks the High Tribunal to dismiss the plunder case against her and issue an order allowing her to post bail

Enrile loses another round in Sandiganbayan plunder case

Apr 28, 2017 - 3:08 PM

This will again trigger the pre trial proceedings halted by Enrile s many legal remedies

AFFIRMED CHARGES. Sandiganbayan affirms the plunder charges against former senator Juan Ponce Enrile in a resolution promulgated on April 27, 2017.

WATCH: Bong Revilla's plunder trial postponed for the second time

Feb 09, 2017 - 4:30 PM

It has been two years since charges were filed against Senators Bong Revilla Juan Ponce Enrile and Jinggoy Estrada but no trial has started

DISMAYED. Former senator Ramon 'Bong' Revilla Jr arrives at the Sandiganbayan on January 12, 2017 with a suitcase full of evidence, but his trial was deferred. Photo by Lian Buan/Rappler

Bong Revilla lawyer: If offense proves true, it's bribery not plunder

Feb 09, 2017 - 12:21 PM

If Revilla really received kickbacks the case is only simple bribery and not plunder says the former senator s lawyer Estelito Mendoza

Revilla uses Enrile arguments to have plunder charges dropped

Feb 08, 2017 - 4:59 PM

The former senator argues that the charge sheet against him does not contain the details that constitute the offense of plunder

DISMAYED. Former senator Ramon 'Bong' Revilla Jr arrives at the Sandiganbayan on January 12, 2017 with a suitcase full of evidence, but his trial was deferred. Photo by Lian Buan/Rappler

Enrile, Lorenzana, Aguirre | Evening wRap

Feb 01, 2017 - 8:41 PM

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How the bright Enrile is fighting his plunder charges in court

Feb 01, 2017 - 8:25 PM

In today s biggest plunder case the one fighting to prove his innocence is also among the country s brightest lawyers

A file photo of former Senator Juan Ponce Enrile when he went back to work in the Senate in 2015 after being granted bail.

SC affirms order granting Enrile bill of particulars on plunder charges

Apr 12, 2016 - 5:07 PM

In its August 2015 decision the SC directed the Ombudsman to provide Senator Juan Ponce Enrile with specifics of the plunder charges against him

SPECIFIC CHARGES. The Supreme Court upholds its earlier ruling ordering the Ombudsman to provide Senator Juan Ponce Enrile with details on the plunder charges against him.

Senate implements Enrile suspension

Sep 01, 2014 - 2:42 PM

The 90 day suspension ordered by the anti graft court starts September 1 Senate President Drilon says during the period Enrile is not allowed to file bills sign committee reports and receive salaries

Why Enrile's bail efforts were to no avail

Aug 22, 2014 - 12:16 PM

The Third Division points out that the determination of the strength or weakness of the evidence of the prosecution has not yet been made by the court simply because it had not yet been given an opportunity to do so

Enrile ordered suspended

Jul 25, 2014 - 2:39 PM

The anti graft court s suspension order takes effect after the senate president s receipt of the order and for 90 days unless a motion for reconsideration is filed by Enrile s camp

NOT YET SUSPENDED. Detained Senator Juan Ponce Enrile continues to discharge his duties as senator in the absence of any order suspending him. File photo by Rappler

Court denies Gigi Reyes' plea to suspend proceedings

Jul 04, 2014 - 5:07 PM

Reyes goes to the Sandiganbayan Friday afternoon to submit to its jurisdiction

Ombudsman withdraws amended charge sheet vs Enrile

Jun 30, 2014 - 3:44 PM

The 3rd division of the anti graft court grants the motion to withdraw the changes as prosecutors argued their motion might cause undue delay in the cases

HAVE MERCY. Senator Enrile wants the court to give him some clemency due to his frail health, even as he believes the court should not even consider the pluner charges against him. File photo by Francis Malasig/EPA

Rappler Newscast | June 13, 2014

Jun 13, 2014 - 8:46 PM

Sandiganbayan raffles the plunder and graft cases of Senators Enrile Estrada and Revilla Aquino heckler faces charges Jolie: Warzone rape an int l agenda

Accused differ on special divisions for PDAF scam

Jun 13, 2014 - 8:03 PM

Enrile s former chief of staff Gigi Reyes also files a manifestation before the anti graft court saying there is no compelling reason for the creation of special divisions

What happens if ‘pork senators’ are arrested?

May 08, 2014 - 4:03 PM

Here are 4 scenarios if Revilla Estrada and Enrile are arrested for plunder over the pork barrel scam

Erap’s prosecutor now Corona’s, too

Jan 26, 2012 - 1:42 PM

“He has a very good litigation practice…He is very valuable He will be giving advice ”

DENNIS VILLA-IGNACIO. The man in brown was spotted in the impeachment trial Tuesday, January 24