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Ombudsman set to appeal Enrile bail before Supreme Court

By: - Reporter / @NCorralesINQ
/ 10:39 AM September 01, 2015
Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales TARRA QUISMUNDO

Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales. TARRA QUISMUNDO / INQUIRER

The Office of the Ombudsman on Tuesday said it would file a motion of reconsideration before the Supreme Court to appeal its decision to grant bail to Senator Juan Ponce Enrile who is facing plunder charges.

Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales made the disclosure while appearing before the Committee on Appropriations at the House of Representatives.

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On August 18, the high tribunal granted Enrile’s bid for bail.

Enrile went to the Supreme Court after the Sandiganbayan Third Division denied the motion.

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Enrile was previously under hospital arrest at the Philippine Nationa Police General Hospital on charges of plunder in connection with the multi-billion pork barrel scam.
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