7 months Ampatuan appeals quashal of charges, deferment of arraignment MB
By Czarina Nicole Ong-Ki Former Maguindanao Governor Datu Sajid Islam Uy Ampatuan is asking the Sandiganbayan Third Division to reconsider quashing his graft and malversation charges and defer his scheduled arraignment on May 31. Sandiganbayan (MANILA BULLETIN) Ampatuan has been slapped with a violation of Section 3(e) of R.A. 3019 or the Anti-Graft and Corrupt Practices Act and a violation of Article 217 and 171, paragraph 2, in relation to Article 28 of the Revised Penal Code, otherwise known as Malversation through Falsification of Public Documents. Ampatuan then filed a motion to quash with motion to defer arraignment on April ... more