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Jinggoy Estrada arrives at Sandigan for bail hearing

/ 09:28 AM August 05, 2014

Sen. Jose “Jinggoy” Estrada. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO/LYN RILLON

MANILA, Philippines — Senator Jose “Jinggoy” Estrada arrived at the Sandiganbayan Tuesday to attend the continuation of his bail petition hearing for plunder and graft in connection with the P10 billion pork barrel scam.

Estrada in a green polo Barong was escorted by the police inside the Fifth Division shortly before 8:30 a.m.

Around 8:36 a.m., Estrada’s mother and former Senator Loi Ejercito and brother Jude‎ also came to support the detained senator.

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Expected to take the witness stand‎ would be lawyer Vic Escalante, a graft-investigating and prosecuting officer from the Office of the Ombudsman.

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TAGS: bail, bail hearing, Graft, Jinggoy Estrada, Plunder, Politics, Pork barrel, pork barrel scam, Sandiganbayan
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