8 months Ex-Cebu mayor asks permission from Sandiganbayan to file demurrer MB
By Czarina Nicole Ong Former Daanbantayan Mayor Ma. Luisa Judal Loot of Cebu is asking permission from the Sandiganbayan Seventh Division to file her demurrer to evidence in relation to her graft and malversation charges. A demurrer to evidence is an act contesting that the prosecution’s evidence is not sufficient to render a guilty verdict. If the court approves it, then the case is dropped. Loot was charged for violation of Section 3(e) of R.A. 3019 or the Anti-Graft and Corrupt Practices Act and Article 217 of the Revised Penal Code together with private individual Samuel P. Moralde, due to ... more