Imee Marcos happy at SC dismissal of PCGG civil suit vs her family | Inquirer News

Imee Marcos happy at SC dismissal of PCGG civil suit vs her family

By: - Correspondent / @inqmindanao
/ 05:32 PM June 22, 2018

DAVAO CITY – Ilocos Gov. Imee Marcos on Friday said the Supreme Court’s decision affirming the dismissal of the civil suit filed against her family and their alleged cronies was welcome.

“Of course, I am happy but actually that has been dismissed already in 2010 by the Sandiganbayan,” he told reporters here.

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Imee said the decision took 31 years but she was elated about it.

Early this week, the Supreme Court has affirmed the dismissal of a civil suit claiming P51 billion in damages against the estate of former President Ferdinand Marcos and his cronies.

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The claim was filed by the Presidential Commission on Good Government (PCGG) “for reconveyance, reversion, restitution and damages.”

But the SC sustained the anti-graft court’s decision to dismiss the case on the grounds that the PCGG had failed to support its case with evidence.

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