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Honasan insists on innocence, vows to fight graft raps

By: - Reporter / @MAgerINQ
/ 03:39 PM August 10, 2017
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Sen. Gringo Honasan FILE PHOTO

“I am completely innocent of the charges against me,” Senator Gringo Honasan said on Thursday shortly after a warrant of arrest was issued against him for alleged misuse of his pork barrel funds.

READ: Honasan ordered arrested for graft

“I am completely innocent of the charges against me. All my life I have fought everything I am accused of, and I will continue to do so,” Honasan added in a statement,

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The senator is facing graft charges in connection with the alleged anomalous use of his P30 million Priority Development Assistance Funds (PDAF) in 2012.

In a resolution, the Sandiganbayan Second Division found “sufficient probable cause” to hold Honasan on trial and issue a warrant of against him and other co-accused. IDL

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TAGS: Graft, Gringo Honasan, PDAF, pork barrel scam, Sandiganbayan
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