7 months Umali seeks dismissal of graft, malversation charges MB
By Czarina Nicole Ong-Ki Former Nueva Ecija 3rd District Rep. and Governor Aurelio M. Umali is asking the Sandiganbayan Second Division to dismiss his graft and malversation charges due to the inordinate delay of the prosecution. Sandiganbayan (MANILA BULLETIN) Umali is facing four counts of violation of Section 3(e) of R.A. 3019 or the Anti-Graft and Corrupt Practices Act and another three counts of violation of Article 217 of the Revised Penal Code, also known as Malversation of Public Funds due to the reportedly irregular implementation of agricultural development programs back in 2005. In his motion to dismiss, Umali said ... more