By Jerome Aning
The lawyer of Pagadian City Mayor Samuel Co on Wednesday questioned the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) proceedings that led to issuance by a court of an arrest warrant against the local executive for alleged involvement in the multibillion-peso investment scam perpetrated by Aman Futures Inc.
By Tetch Torres-Tupas
Justice Secretary Leila de Lima branded as premature the bid of lawyers of former Palawan Governor Joel Reyes and his brother Coron Mayor Mario Reyes to lift the arrest warrant issued against them by the Palawan Regional Trial Court.
By Cynthia D. Balana
The Sandiganbayan has issued new warrants of arrest for former Dinagat Island Rep. Ruben Ecleo Jr. and two other local officials in connection with their graft convictions in 2006, after the first warrants were returned to the court unserved.
Authorities arrested a couple whom the military accused of being members of a rebel group in barangay Subangdaku, Mandaue City.
By Jamie Marie Elona
Former president and now Pampanga Representative Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo was once again placed under hospital arrest Thursday after she was served an arrest warrant issued by the Sandiganbayan for a plunder charge in connection to an alleged misuse of the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office intelligence funds.
By Karen Boncocan
Former President and now Pampanga Representative Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo’s lawyer Anacleto Diaz on Thursday filed a motion for judicial determination of probable cause following the issuance of an arrest warrant against his client.
By Karen Boncocan
, Tetch Torres
The Sandiganbayan First Division on Thursday ordered the arrest of former President and now Pampanga Representative Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and 9 others in connection with a P300 million plunder case involving the alleged misuse of Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) intelligence funds.
By Dennis Jay Santos
National Democratic Front (NDF) Mindanao spokesman Jorge Madlos is appealing to President Benigno Aquino III to stay the warrant of arrest against his son, who was charged with arson, so he could attend his grandmother’s wake and burial.
Former Isabela Governor Grace Padaca, in an exclusive interview on Thursday morning with co-anchors Susan K, Den Macaranas and Dylan Halili on Radyo Inquirer, said politics was behind the arrest warrant against her.
By Jamie Elona
An arrest warrant was issued against former Senator Jovito Salonga, a radio report said Monday.
By Tetch Torres
A bid by retired Army General Jovito Palparan to have his warrant of arrest and hold departure order recalled and criminal proceedings against him suspended were dismissed Friday by a local court.
The lawyers of former president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo denounced the haste with which the arrest warrant was issued against her, saying that she was a victim of the “P-Noy express.”
The following is the sequence of events in a tension-packed day climaxed by what had been largely unthinkable until Friday: The arrest of former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo in her hospital bed at St. Luke’s Medical Center in Taguig City.