Gigi Reyes wants sequential list of prosecution witnesses

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Jessica Lucila “Gigi” Reyes is asking the Sandiganbayan to direct the Office of the Special Prosecutor to submit the sequential list of the prosecution witnesses on or before the end of November. Jessica Lucila “Gigi” Reyes, along with Janet Lim-Napoles, Ronald...

Trial proper of Napoles, Gigi Reyes to start in January

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — A year after charges have been filed before the Sandiganbayan, the first pork barrel scam-related plunder case in now set for trial proper. Alleged pork barrel scam mastermind Janet Lim-Napoles, lawyer Jessica Lucila “Gigi” Reyes, and two...

Arroyo camp cites Enrile bail in house arrest plea

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The lawyers of former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo have cited before the Sandiganbayan the Supreme Court’s (SC) decision granting bail to Senator Juan Ponce Enrile, among other reasons, in their pending petition for house arrest. In a reply to the...

P500-M PDAF case filed vs 20 lawmakers

MANILA (Mabuhay) -– Lawyer Levito Baligod filed malversation complaints against former and incumbent 20 lawmakers in connection with the pork barrel scam involving non-government organizations not linked to Janet Lim Napoles. In his new P500 million Priority Development...

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....

Enrile ready to go home, to report to work tomorrow, lawyer says

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Senator Juan Ponce Enrile is in high spirits on the day of his expected release from hospital detention, his lawyer said Wednesday. In an interview, Atty. Eleazar Reyes said Enrile, 91, has prepared his belongings at the Philippine National Police (PNP)...

SC grants Enrile plea on bill of particulars over pork cases

MANILA (Mabuhay) — The Supreme Court has granted a petition filed by Senator Juan Ponce Enrile to get a bill of particulars from the Sandiganbayan to enable him to properly plead and prepare for his graft and plunder trial. In a media briefing, SC Public Information Office...

Benhur Luy admits he never talked to Gigi Reyes about ‘pork’ transactions

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Primary whistleblower Benhur Luy on Friday admitted that he never talked to Senator Juan Ponce Enrile’s former chief of staff, lawyer Gigi Reyes, about the alleged pork barrel scam. Testifying before the Sandiganbayan Third Division on Friday, Luy said he was...

Drilon, Belmonte don’t object to JPE house arrest

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Both leaders of the Senate and House of Representatives are posing no objection to the call that detained Senator Juan Ponce Enrile be placed under house arrest. Senate President Franklin Drilon did not express objection to the proposal, but noted that it is...

2 minority solons push for Enrile house arrest

MANILA, Feb 27 (Mabuhay) — Two minority congressmen are seeking house arrest for detained Senator Juan Ponce Enrile. House minority leader Ronaldo Zamora and Congressman Rodito Albano are filing a resolution urging the anti-graft court to grant the former Senate President...