Out-on-bail Enrile visits still-detained Jinggoy, Bong Revilla

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Senator Juan Ponce Enrile on Friday dropped by the PNP Custodial Center in Camp Crame to visit Senators Jinggoy Estrada and Ramon Revilla Jr., who continue to be detained on plunder and graft charges related to the P10-billion pork barrel fund scam....

Jinggoy seeks court permission to visit ailing mother-in-law

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Sen. Jinggoy Estrada on Wednesday filed before the Sandiganbayan Fifth Division an urgent motion to visit his mother-in-law, Estelita Vitug, at the St. Luke’s Medical Center in Quezon City. In an urgent motion, Estrada, through his lawyers Noel Malaya, asked...

Govt lawyers oppose Bong Revilla’s request for furlough

MANILA (Mabuhay) – State lawyers handling the case of detained Senator Ramon Bong Revilla Jr. on Thursday asked the Sandiganbayan to reject Revilla’ request to attend the high school graduation of his daughter, saying to do so is tantamount to special treatment. “If this...

Lani feels ‘sweet happiness’ seeing Bong reunited with family

Cavite Rep. Lani Mercado Revilla has expressed elation that her husband, Senator Ramon Bong Revilla Jr., was able to spend five hours with their family Tuesday at the hospital where their son, Cavite Vice Governor Jolo Revilla, is confined for a gunshot wound. In a Facebook...

PNP forms team to investigate Jolo Revilla shooting incident

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Philippine National Police has formed a team to investigate the shooting incident involving Cavite Vice Governor Jolo Revilla to determine whether there was foul play involved. “Kahapon ng gabi ay bumuo na tayo ng composite team to investigate the incident...

Ex-solon wants to be detained with Jinggoy, Bong

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Citing his diabetes and a bullet lodged in his spine, former APEC party-list Rep. Edgar Valdez on Wednesday asked to be detained at the PNP-Custodial Center instead of a regular jail, noting its proximity to a hospital. “It is most respectfully prayed for of...

FVR says Enrile sick, in isolation since Wednesday

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Senate Minority Leader Juan Ponce Enrile had been isolation since Wednesday after he suffered from an infection, former President Fidel V. Ramos told reporters Thursday. “Kahapon pa may infection, naka-isolate,” Ramos said when asked about Enrile’s condition....

Jinggoy plea for birthday furlough denied

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Sandiganbayan Fifth Division on Monday denied Senator Jinggoy Estrada’s request for a 3-hour furlough to attend Mass in San Juan on his birthday. In its resolution, the court said Estrada cannot enjoy full civil and political rights as a necessary...

Jinggoy Estrada seeks All Saints’ Day furlough

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Detained Senator Jose “Jinggoy” Estrada has asked the Sandiganbayan to allow him to visit his deceased family relatives and friends on All Saints’ Day. In a motion filed before the anti-graft court, Estrada sought a five-hour pass on November 1 for him to...

Palace: No objection to continued hospital arrest for Enrile

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Malacañang has no objection to the Sandiganbayan allowing Sen. Juan Ponce Enrile to remain under hospital arrest, at least for now. Deputy presidential spokesperson Abigail Valte noted President Benigno Aquino III himself had already cited Enrile’s advanced age...