3 weeks No temporary freedom for Gigi Reyes as Sandigan rejects her plea Inquirer
MANILA, Philippines --- The anti-graft court has denied the request for temporary release of Jessica Lucila "Gigi" Reyes, the former chief-of-staff of ex-Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile who is facing plunder cases in connection to the so-called pork barrel scam. The Sandiganbayan Third Division said in a resolution that Reyes is not at risk of contracting COVID-19 since no inmates or personnel within Camp Bagong Diwa have been reported infected by the new coronavirus disease. Reyes is currently detained at Camp Bagong Diwa for her alleged role in the pork barrel scam, wherein Enrile allegedly received kickbacks amounting to P172.8 ... more