8 months Ex-Western Samar mayor pleads guilty to lesser offense MB
By Czarina Nicole Ong-Ki Former Motiong Mayor Francisco Maceren Langi Sr. of Western Samar has decided to plead guilty to a lesser offense instead of graft before the Sandiganbayan Second Division. Instead of facing a possible six-to-10-year prison sentence, he was ordered by the anti-graft court to pay a fine of P1,000. Langi was initially charged for violating Section 3(e) of R.A. 3019 or the Anti-Graft and Corrupt Practices Act for reimbursing himself with several checks for the expenses made to suppliers who provided various goods and services for the municipality’s Agricultural Productivity Development Program and Water System Project from ... more