4 months Sandiganbayan denies MR of ex-NIA administrator MB
By Czarina Nicole Ong Ki The Sandiganbayan Fifth Division has denied the motions for reconsideration filed by former National Irrigation Administration (NIA) Administrator Carlos Somblingo Salazar and his co-accused, who wanted to file a demurrer to evidence to their graft charge and challenge the prosecution’s evidence as weak. (MANILA BULLETIN) Salazar and Vice President for Engineering Ricardo Khan Jr. and Authorized Representative Greg Tupaz Jr. of A.M. Oreta & Co. Inc. were charged for violating Section 3(e) of R.A. 3019, the Anti-Graft and Corrupt Practices Act, in relation to the reportedly anomalous P98 million construction of the Libmanan-Cabusao Diversion Dam. Sometime between April 17 ... more