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Honasan posts bail for PDAF-related graft raps

By: - Reporter / @JhoannaBINQ
/ 11:26 AM August 11, 2017
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Senator Gregorio “Gringo” Honasan has evaded arrest over the alleged misuse of his pork barrel funds after posting bail at a local court in Biñan, Laguna on Friday.

Honasan posted P60,000 bail bond for two counts of graft, the ABS-CBN News reported.

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On Thursday, the Sandiganbayan ordered the senator’s arrest for allegedly misusing his P30-million Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF), which was supposed to finance small and medium enterprise/livelihood projects for Muslim Filipinos in communities in the National Capital Region and Zambales.

READ: Honasan ordered arrested for graft 

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Honasan has denied the accusation.

“I am completely innocent of the charges against me. All my life I have fought everything I am accused of, and I will continue to do so,” he said in a statement Thursday. JPV

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