BPI exec recalled to witness stand
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MANILA, Philippines – An official of the Bank of the Philippine Islands was called back to the witness stand on Tuesday in the ongoing impeachment trial of Chief Justice Renato Corona.
Leonora Dizon, branch manager of BPI Ayala in Makati City, was directed by the Senate, sitting as an impeachment court, to present the monthly bank statements of Corona from 2005 to 2010.
But when Senator Franklin Drilon asked Dizon if she brought with her the requested documents, the witness answered no.
Drilon then requested the witness to return to the chamber on Wednesday and bring the documents.
Dizon first appeared in the Senate last week and testified that Corona has an an outstanding balance of P12, 024, 067.70 as of Dec. 31, 2010 for checking account number 1445-8030-61.
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