Sandiganbayan Fourth Division - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Sandiganbayan Fourth Division


After acquittal of homicide, ex-Cavite mayor found guilty of graft

Apr 28, 2017 - 10:58 AM

Former Amadeo Cavite mayor Albert Ambagan Jr faces jail time of 12 years and one month as well as perpetual disqualification from holding public office

Ex-Batangas mayor gets 6-10 years over anomalous computer deal

Feb 07, 2017 - 12:32 PM

The Sandiganbayan s Fourth Division finds Bendaña guilty beyond reasonable doubt of favoring a computer company for a government contract in 2004

Purisima posts P20k bail for Mamasapano charges

Jan 30, 2017 - 12:44 PM

The embattled former chief of the Philippine National Police is facing a separate complaint for homicide over his role in the Mamasapano fiasco

BAIL POSTED. Dismissed PNP Chief Alan Purisima posts bail for usurpation of public functions and graft charges. Photo by Lian Buan/Rappler

Sandiganbayan suspends Cagayan mayor for misuse of P18M

Dec 05, 2015 - 6:12 PM

Amulong town Mayor Nicanor de Leon is suspended for 90 days for supposedly authorizing millions worth of unlawful disbursements

SUSPENDED. Amulong town Mayor Nicanor de Leon is suspended for 90 days. Photo from LGU-Amulong Facebook page

Court orders suspension of Oriental Mindoro lawmaker Leachon

Apr 07, 2015 - 5:18 PM

Congressman Salvador Doy Leachon faces graft charges over alleged irregularities committed when he was mayor of Calapan City in Oriental Mindoro

ORDERED SUSPENDED. Oriental Mindoro Representative Paulino Salvador "Doy" Leachon faces suspension but will the House implement the order? Photo from Leachon's Facebook page

Sanctions for other justices in Napoles Kevlar case?

Sep 30, 2014 - 5:08 PM

SC Justice Marvic Leonen says the irregularities were so deliberate they cast doubt not only on Ong but also on Justices Jose Hernandez and Cristina Cornejo who acquitted pork barrel queen Janet Lim Napoles in the Kevlar helmet case

Mike Arroyo posts bail, says case doesn't apply to him

Mar 13, 2012 - 2:02 PM

Jose Miguel Mike Arroyo faces a graft charge along with 3 others in connection with the botched 329 M NBN ZTE deal

GRAFT CHARGE. Former First Gentleman Jose Miguel "Mike" Arroyo posts bail in relation to a graft charge before the Sandiganbayan.

How do you solve a problem like Maria?

Jan 05, 2012 - 5:25 PM

Immigration authorities are confused over Ma Gloria Macapagal Arroyo