6 days Sandiganbayan affirms conviction of ex-QC officials, Manor Hotel officers MB
By Czarina Nicole Ong Ki The Sandiganbayan Seventh Division has affirmed its decision convicting former Quezon City officials for graft in connection to the preferential treatment they extended to officials of Manor Hotel Inc. prior to a 2001 fire that resulted in the death of 74 people. Sandiganbayan (MANILA BULLETIN) City Engineer Alfredo Macapugay of Quezon City and Electrical Division Chief Romeo Montallana of the Quezon City Engineering Office, together with Manor Hotel incorporators William Genato, Rebecca Genato, Marion Fernandez and Dionisio Agengino, and hotel manager Candelara Arañador, were found guilty beyond reasonable doubt of three counts of graft by ... more