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So susunod na din yung sa Pasay RTC? then maaalis na sya sa HDO tapos makakaalis na?
Palace official says Gloria Arroyo should be in jail
June 7, 2012 2:09pm
Ex-President Gloria Arroyo should be in a jail cell rather than a hospital room while awaiting trial for alleged vote-rigging and corruption, a spokesman for her successor said Thursday.
President Benigno Aquino III's spokesman Edwin Lacierda questioned if Arroyo was really so ill that she should remain in the relative comfort of a military hospital, where she has been confined for six months.
"If everything is well with her, she should be placed in a cell. Hospital arrest should not be used as a basis to feign illness," according to the Palace official in an interview.
Arroyo, who stepped down in 2010 after nearly a decade in office, was arrested late last year and charged with allegedly rigging the 2007 senatorial elections.
She was later charged with corruption over a cancelled deal with a Chinese firm to set up a national Internet broadband network.
The separate trials are yet to start, and the proceedings could drag on for years.
A court has denied Arroyo, 65, bail but allowed her to stay in hospital so that she could be treated for a rare spinal disease. Lacierda called Thursday for doctors to reassess her condition.
Aquino, who won a landslide election victory in 2010 on an anti-graft platform, has vowed to pursue Arroyo and her allies for alleged massive corruption during her years in power.
Arroyo has denied any wrongdoing.
On Wednesday, the government ombudsman filed corruption charges against Arroyo's husband, lawyer Jose Miguel Arroyo, for allegedly selling two used helicopters to the national police as new aircraft in 2009.
Two weeks ago, the Philippine Senate, dominated by pro-Aquino figures, removed a key Arroyo ally, Supreme Court chief justice Renato Corona from his post after finding him guilty of hiding millions of dollars. —Agence France-Presse
goes to show that the ombudsman is an unbiased entity. this is a great move that aids in disproving critics claiming that the ombudsman is in collusion with the administration. if they want gma in jail, they really need to find damning evidence.
just look at what the ombudsman did on the case of the ex-president's husband: Chopper scam: Mike Arroyo, 21 others sued
deny ng deny ng wrongdoing si mrs jose pidal. lokohin niya ang lelang niyang panot lol! para sa akin, bulag pipi at bingi lang ang naniniwalang WALANG KASALANAN SI MRS PIDAL lol!
at kahanga hanga at sobrang ka respe respeto naman si leila de lima as doj secretary kesa sa dishonorable sir raul() gonzales na walang ginawa kundi maging evil spokesman ng huwad arroyo administration lol! binaboy talaga nila gluerya at sir raul() ang doj non.
ibang klase. mabuti nga natapos din ang kanilang paghaharing uri lol!
point lang, di kasi pwede gawing CJ ang head ng ombuds eh
Teka, teka. di ba itong mga kaso yung mga dahilan kung bakit naka-hospital arrest si Gloria? Ibig sabihin ba nito ay puede na siyang lumaya? Pakilinaw please.
I'll be very ****ing happy if makakalaya si Gloria. Tapos sibat na sa States. Emotional, ungrateful, easily manipulated Pinoys do not deserve her. Hehehehehe.
Palace unmoved by Enrile stand to allow bail for Gloria Arroyo
June 24, 2012 3:19pm
Malacañang remained unmoved Sunday by Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile’s stand to allow former President and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Arroyo to post bail so she can seek treatment abroad.
Deputy presidential spokesperson Abigail Valte insisted there is no medical opinion yet that indicates Arroyo cannot be treated in the Philippines.
“In the first instance of November 2011, nag-improve ang condition despite sa mga sinasabi ng mga kaalyado niya na she needs treatment abroad," Valte said on government-run dzRB radio.
“That is a testament to the fact she can be treated here because her condition improved,” she added.
Earlier, Enrile was quoted as joining calls for the immediate release of Arroyo and warned the government may find itself liable if something happens to her.
He cited Arroyo’s stature as a lawmaker and former President, her medical condition, and the weak evidence presented against her so far.
Arroyo is now under hospital arrest at the Veterans Memorial Medical Center (VMMC) in Quezon City.
She was placed under arrest on Nov. 18 last year, after Pasay Judge Jesus Mupas ordered her arrest on charges of electoral sabotage. She was transferred to the VMMC from the St. Luke’s Medical Center in Taguig City last December. — LBG, GMA News