7 months Sandiganbayan denies demurrer request of ex-Southern Samar mayor MB
By Czarina Nicole Ong Ki The Sandiganbayan Sixth Division has denied the motion for leave to file demurrer to evidence of former Guian Mayor Annaliza Gonzales-Kwan of Southern Samar, who is facing a graft charge in connection with the reportedly anomalous P2.1 million fire truck contract the municipality entered into back in 2007. Sandiganbayan (MANILA BULLETIN) She was accused of violating Section 3(e) of R.A. 3019 or the Anti-Graft and Corrupt Practices Act together with former bids and awards committee (BAC) members Arsenio Salmida, Esperanza Cotin, Ma. Nenita Ecleo, Felipe Padual, Danilo Colandog, and Gilberto Labicane. Her co-accused likewise filed ... more