Sandiganbayan 5th Division - updates

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Claimants of Palawan land in Marcos loot case to get separate trial

Oct 22, 2017 - 6:15 PM

The Sandiganbayan says the claims of the Philippine Agri-Business Center Corporation are 'distinct' from the main issue

SEPARATE TRIAL. The Sandiganbayan orders a separate trial on a claim made on a Palawan property pursued by the PCGG in a Marcos loot case. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Ex-Sandiganbayan chief argues for reversal of Jinggoy bail

Oct 02, 2017 - 12:06 PM

'It is very elementary that, in conspiracy, the act of one is the act of all,' Sandoval tells his former juniors at the anti-graft court

JINGGOY BAIL. Chief Special Prosecutor Edilberto Sandoval argues before the anti-graft court Sandiganbayan, of which he was the former presiding justice, to reverse the bail grant to Jinggoy Estrada. Photo by Lian Buan/Rappler

Jinggoy Estrada’s pork scam graft trial finally begins

Sep 25, 2017 - 3:19 PM

Estrada starts his nationwide thank you tour in the Visayas in one to two months' time

GRAFT TRIAL. Former Senator Jinggoy Estrada attends the first day of his graft trial at the anti-graft court Sandiganbayan on September 25, 2017. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Imelda Marcos' 26-year-running graft case to conclude soon

Aug 02, 2017 - 9:09 PM

After the prosecutors send their memorandum the case will be set for judgment

GRAFT. Former first lady Imelda Marcos, shown here attending a political rally for her son Ferdinand Jr in 2016, faces 10 counts of graft filed 25 years ago. File photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Jinggoy Estrada: SolGen's comment on Napoles will weaken PDAF cases

Mar 06, 2017 - 4:21 PM

Former senator Jinggoy Estrada says Solicitor General Jose Calida s manifestation will hurt the credibility of whistle blower Benhur Luy

EFFECT ON PDAF CHARGES. Former senator Jinggoy Estrada, shown in this photo when he attended his hearing before the Sandiganbayan on January 30, 2017, believes that the Solicitor General's comment on the Napoles illegal detention case will affect his pork barrel charges. Photo by Lian Buan/Rappler

Jinggoy Estrada's pre-trial for plunder reset anew

Jan 30, 2017 - 12:40 PM

The former senator s lawyers want to present additional documents to supplement their witnesses

ALL SMILES. Former Senator Jinggoy Estrada in a good mood as he attended the scheduled pre-trial for his plunder charges related to the PDAF scam. Photo by Lian Buan/Rappler

Sandiganbayan allows Jinggoy Estrada to get medical tests

Jan 09, 2017 - 1:05 PM

UPDATED The former senator who remains detained over the pork barrel scam is complaining of pain in his left knee

ALLOWED TO HAVE CHECKUP. Sandiganbayan Fifth Division allows former Senator Jinggoy Estrada a one-day medical furlough at the Cardinal Santos Hospital in San Juan.

Joel Reyes wants graft charges dismissed

Jan 06, 2017 - 9:23 PM

The former governor who is in jail for a separate murder case claims he has no accountability in the misuse of fertilizer funds

NO PROBABLE CAUSE. Former Palawan Governor Joel Reyes, shown here when booked for murder charges, is appealing to reverse graft charges against him. Photo from PNP Public Information Office.

Court division backs out of Estrada pork case

Dec 15, 2014 - 1:56 PM

2nd UPDATE The Sandiganbayan Presiding Justice says decision on the proposed inhibition is deferred until next year

Court orders banks to produce PDAF scam witnesses' records

Sep 04, 2014 - 8:03 PM

The Sandiganbayan Fifth Division issues subpoenas to UCPB Banco De Oro Unibank Metrobank Land Bank PSBank BPI and Citibank as requested by the Napoles camp