BPI exec recalled to witness stand


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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  • http://profile.yahoo.com/AVTOQDZU5E2P7MZYTFY6L3NBPU Ping

    She is not the witness of the prosecution.
    She is not the witness of the defense.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_L2CUVK7UBTUTKTGD35WSJHDCUE ernie

      whatever !!. the important thing is that  the truth about coronas bank deposits will be revealed !!!

      • padrefaura

        what truth are you talking about? drilon’s exaggerated or stretched truth? the truth of the prosecution who has been caught lying on several occassion?

        its so easy to claim what the “truth” is. but what is asked the WHOLE TRUTH which must come from a TRUTHFUL SOURCE.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_O4MDZR3SLTCYBA24RLMQO52H7U Avtar Singh

    She is the witness of Juan de la Cruz….You better believe that….It is time to convict the obvious corrupt Corona….The Filipinos are…… the “Eagle Eye” of this trial…

  • Manuel_II

    No Banking institution will lawfully submit to the impeachment court, the Senate Impeachment is being look upon as a big joke because of the way they have given in to SC TRO,  sign of weakness, Enrile should seriously consider retirement.

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