SC orders Sereno to comment on Calida’s quo warranto petition
The Supreme Court has ordered onleave Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno to comment on the petition filed by the Office of the Solicitor General in a bid to remove her from office via quo warranto proceeding.
Solicitor General Jose Calida, in his petition, said that since Sereno failed to submit the complete requirements when she applied for the Chief Justice post, she is invalidly holding her current post.
During the impeachment hearing in Congress, it was revealed that she only submitted three instead of 10 statement of assets, liabilities and net worth (SALN) as required by the Judicial and Bar Council (JBC).
Sereno has 10 days to submit their comment.