By Nancy C. Carvajal
The Office of the Ombudsman (OMB) has denied motions from Senator Jinggoy Estrada and Lucila “Gigi’’ Reyes for access to evidence and statements submitted by other respondents in the plunder case filed by the National Bureau of Investigation in connection with the P10-billion pork barrel scam, according to official documents obtained by Inquirer.
By Maila Ager
Senator Jose “Jinggoy” Estrada said he would pray this Holy Week that the Ombudsman and the Sandiganbayan justices would be enlightened on “pork barrel” scam and not judge them “unfairly.”
Embattled Senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. claimed to have known God better after his trip to the Holy Land.
By Niña P. Calleja
Janet Lim-Napoles, the alleged brains behind the pork barrel scam, underwent a biopsy procedure at the Ospital ng Makati on Tuesday for doctors to know if the tumor in her uterus is malignant or benign.
By Norman Bordadora
There is no evidence that he received millions of pesos in kickbacks from Janet Lim-Napoles, Sen. Jinggoy Estrada said in a 26-page motion for reconsideration he submitted to the Ombudsman.
By Tetch Torres-Tupas
The Supreme Court has cancelled its oral argument on Senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla bid to stop the Office of the Ombudsman from pursuing the plunder case against him in connection with the pork barrel scam.
Senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. on Monday filed a motion for reconsideration before the Office of the Ombudsman over his supposed role in the pork barrel scam, Inquirer Radio 990AM reported.
Provisional state witness Ruby Tuason and co-accused Jessica Lucila “Gigi” Reyes on Monday filed motions for reconsideration before the Office of the Ombudsman over their supposed role in the ‘pork barrel’ scam, the Inquirer Radio 990AM reported.
Alleged pork barrel scam mastermind Janet Lim-Napoles would undergo a biopsy on Monday ahead of her surgery to remove a cyst in her uterus, Inquirer Radio 990AM reported Monday.
The Senate blue ribbon committee will continue its investigation into how billions of pesos in lawmakers’ pork barrel were funneled to questionable nongovernment organizations (NGOs).
By Christine O. Avendaño
Senator Ramon Revilla Jr. has asked the Supreme Court to stop the Ombudsman from further acting on the plunder case against him as he questioned its resolution last week approving his indictment in connection with the alleged misuse of his Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF), also known as pork barrel funds.
By Nancy C. Carvajal
Six of the 53 people, including three senators, in the first set of respondents recommended for prosecution in connection with the pork barrel scam have fled the country, the Inquirer has learned.
By TJ A. Burgonio
As they await their fate, Senators Juan Ponce Enrile, Jinggoy Estrada and Ramon Revilla Jr. have kept netizens abuzz on whether they would opt for detention in a hospital suite or in a house in a military camp.