7 months Ombudsman moves to withdraw graft, usurpation charges vs PNoy MB
By Czarina Ong  Ombudsman Samuel Martires has filed a motion before the Sandiganbayan Fourth Division seeking to withdraw the graft and usurpation charges filed against former President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III in connection with the botched Mamasapano operations. Ombudsman Samuel Martires (CZAR DANCEL / MANILA BULLETIN) “After a review… the undersigned finds no sufficient ground and evidence to charge accused Benigno Simeon C. Aquino III for violation of Section 3(a) of Republic Act No. 3019 and for usurpation of official functions under Article 177 of the Revised Penal Code, being then the President of the Republic of the Philippines during ... more