10 months Sandiganbayan orders 90-day preventive suspension of Romblon solon MB
By Czarina Nicole Ong Ki The Sandiganbayan Sixth Division has ordered the 90-day preventive suspension of Romblon lone district Rep. Eleandro Jesus Madrona in light of his pending graft charge involving P4.8 million in fertilizer fund scam back in 2004. Sandiganbayan (MANILA BULLETIN) Madrona, who was governor of Romblon, was accused of violating Section 3(e) of R.A. 3019 or the Anti-Graft and Corrupt Practices Act when he awarded the contract for the purchase of liquid fertilizers to Feshan Philippines Inc. without undergoing the mandatory public bidding. In a resolution dated June 17, the anti-graft court directed Madrona and his co-accused ... more