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Duterte appoints new associate justices to CA, Sandiganbayan

By: - Reporter / @NCorralesINQ
02:07 PM June 22, 2018

President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed new associate justices to the Court Appeals (CA) and the Sandiganbayan.


Duterte named two new CA associate justices: Dorothy Montejo-Gonzaga, replacing Romeo Barza, and Emily Aliño-Geluz, replacing Leoncia Dimagiba.

The President also appointed to Sandiganbayan Georgina Dumpit Hidalgo, replacing Rodolfo Ponferrada.


Montejo-Gonzaga is the Davao del Norte judge who ordered the arrest of self-confessed hitman Edgar Matobato.

Geluz previously served as judge at the Las Piñas Regional Trial Court and the Imus Municipal Trial Court.

Hidalgo, meanwhile, is a Caloocan City Regional Trial Court judge who was elected as president of the Philippine Judges Association in 2015.


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