7 months Ex-Southern Leyte town mayor acquitted of graft MB
By Czarina Nicole Ong-Ki Former Saint Bernard Mayor Napoleon Lim Cuaton of Southern Leyte has been acquitted by the Sandiganbayan Second Division of graft in relation to his reported illegal termination of the services of a municipal staff. Sandiganbayan (MANILA BULLETIN) He was accused of violating Section 3(e) of R.A. 3019 or the Anti-Graft and Corrupt Practices Act on July 9, 2013 because he terminated the services of Gerry Mencide, Administrative Aide I of the municipality, on July 9, 2013. Mencide was reportedly fired without valid cause or legal basis. As a result of Cuaton’s actions, Mencide was deprived of ... more