Duterte: Ombudsman has illegally obtained documents on my bank records | Inquirer News
Close  

Duterte: Ombudsman has illegally obtained documents on my bank records

By: - Reporter / @NCorralesINQ
/ 06:57 PM October 02, 2017
Rodrigo Duterte in Marawi - 2 Oct 2017

President Rodrigo Duterte visits strife-torn Marawi City for the sixth time on Monday, Oct. 2, 2017, to inaugurate the Bahay Pag-asa for the displaced residents of the besieged city.

The Office of the Ombudsman has illegally obtained documents regarding the bank records of President Rodrigo Duterte.

The chief executive himself made the statement on Monday in Marawi, where he attended the inauguration of Bahay Pag-asa, a project for the displaced people of the besieged city.

ADVERTISEMENT

“Mag-resign muna si Carpio because she’s corrupt at humahawak ng ebidensiya na kinuha nila na walang permiso sa AMLC [Anti-Money Laundering Council], illegally obtained,” Duterte said in Marawi City during inauguration of Bahay Pag-asa.

Duterte was referring to Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales, who has authorized Overall Deputy Ombudsman Arthur Carandang to investigate the alleged unexplained wealth of Duterte that supposedly amounts to millions.

FEATURED STORIES

Morales has inhibited herself from acting on any case filed against the Duterte family. Duterte’s daughter, Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte, is married to Morales’s nephew, lawyer Manases Carpio.

Addressing the AMLC, Duterte said: “Huwag kayong magbigay kasi there must be a pending case in court bago makakuha… Ang court magsabi na ilabas mo iyan. Only a pending case. Maski ang Ombudsman makahingi, but in connection with a pending case.”

“Ang Ombudsman maghingi ng permiso sa court,” he said. “Pero iyong nakawin mo tapos i-add-add mo every day.”

The President had earlier called for the resignation of Morales for her “selective justice.”

/atm

Subscribe to our daily newsletter

By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy.
Read Next
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: AMLC, Arthur Carandang, Conchita Carpio-Morales, Duterte's unexplained wealth, Office of the Ombudsman, Rodrigo Duterte
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.

Subscribe to our daily newsletter

By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and
acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy.



© Copyright 1997-2022 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.