Dichaves: Specify evidence
With lawyer Estelito Mendoza in tow, businessman Jaime Dichaves has asked the Sandiganbayan Seventh Division to require prosecutors to specify which of the “voluminous” evidence serves as basis for finding of probable cause against him for plunder.
In his four-page urgent omnibus motion, the alleged dummy of former President Joseph Estrada wanted the prosecution to identify which acts he allegedly committed “pertaining to each and every element of the offense of plunder,” as well as the evidence backing up each allegation.
The businessman claims to be the true owner of the Jose Velarde bank account at Equitable-PCI Bank. Prosecutors alleged that Estrada conspired with Dichaves to use the account to stash P3.23 billion of ill-gotten wealth.
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