6 months Court acquits ex-Samar gov of graft, malversation THE Sandiganbayan’s First Division has acquitted former Samar governor and now Samar 2nd District... Manilatimes
THE Sandiganbayan’s First Division has acquitted former Samar governor and now Samar 2nd District Rep. Milagrosa Tan of graft and of malversation in connection with the purchase of P69.04 million worth of drugs, medicines and dental supplies in 2007. In a 67-page decision promulgated on Friday, the court acquitted Tan and Roselyn Larce, who was then-proprietor of Zybermed Medi Pharma, of three counts of violation of the Anti-Graft and Corrupt Practices Act. “There is no evidence that the drugs and medicines purchased were overvalued nor was there any showing of the accepted, appropriate or standard prices for the items,” the ... more