6 months Ex-Eastern Samar Mayor pleads guilty to lesser offense MB
By Czarina Nicole Ong-Ki Former Llorente Mayor Tito Balois Codoy Jr. of Eastern Samar decided to plead guilty to a lesser offense before the Sandiganbayan First Division after initially being charged with graft in relation to his unauthorized travel expenses. Sandiganbayan (MANILA BULLETIN) He was slapped with a violation of Section 3(e) of R.A. 3019 or the Anti-Graft and Corrupt Practices Act for taking advantage of his position and causing undue injury to the government in the amount of P81,954.04 from September 2013 to March 2014. The amount represented the reimbursements for the travel expenses that Codoy claimed from the ... more