Court grants bail to Daraga Mayor Carlwyn Baldo
LEGAZPI CITY, Philippines – A Legazpi City court on Tuesday, February 12, granted bail to Daraga Mayor Carlywn Baldo.
Legazpi City Regional Trial Court Branch 10 Presiding Judge Theresa G. San Juan Loquillano granted Baldo’s motion for bail Tuesday afternoon.
Maria Juana Valeza, Commission on Elections Bicol regional director, said that Baldo will assume his post as Daraga mayor after posting bail.
The Comelec had earier designated Vice Mayor Victor Perete as acting mayor following the arrest of Baldo.
Baldo is running for reelection in May, fighting against Gertie Duran-Batocabe who took her slain husband's place in the mayoralty race, and Perete. – Rhaydz Barcia/Rappler.com
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