Former NFA staff sentenced to two years for false educational records
A Quezon City court sentenced a former National Food Authority public relations employee of up to two years and four months imprisonment for misrepresenting his educational records in his personal data sheet (PDS).
Quezon City Regional Trial Court Branch 95 convicted former NFA Public Relations Officer IV Emmanuel Jacob Salonga of perjury under Article 183 of the Revised Penal Code (RPC).
Salonga pleaded guilty in misrepresenting his PDS, claiming to have graduated in 1979 with a degree in AB Journalism from the University of the Philippines.
Under Article 183 of the Revised Penal Code, perjury is the willful and corrupt assertion of a falsehood under oath or affirmation administered by authority of law on a material matter. /vvp
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