5 months Ombudsman confirms ODO dismissed on June 17 MB
By Czarina Nicole Ong Ki The Office of the Ombudsman has finally confirmed that the dismissal of Overall Deputy Ombudsman (ODO) Melchor Arthur Carandang took place on June 17, weeks after Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra revealed it. Special Prosecutor Edilberto Sandoval is now the acting ODO. Carandang’s dismissal took several months in the making. The Office of the President first issued an order dated July 30, 2018, finding him liable for graft and corruption and betrayal of public trust. The order came months after he divulged to the media about the bank probe they were conducting against President Rodrigo Duterte. ... more