10 months Sandiganbayan clears ex-DA undersecretary of SALN violations MB
By Czarina Nicole Ong-Ki The Sandiganbayan Seventh Division has cleared former Department of Agriculture (DA) undersecretary Belinda Gonzales of two perjury charges in relation to the allegedly false values of her house and lot in her Statement of Assets Liabilities and Net Worth in 2005 and 2006. Sandiganbayan (MANILA BULLETIN) Gonzales was initially slapped with two counts of perjury under Article 183 of the Revised Penal Code. She stated in her SALNs that she acquired a house and lot in Project 6, Quezon City for P2.6 million even though she purchased it from Elizabeth Hael for only P900,000. During the ... more