Arroyo plunder trial set

The plunder case against former Philippine President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and 9 others was raffled on July 20 to the first division of the Sandiganbayan, the country’s anti-graft court. “It will just be an ordinary case,” said Justice Efren dela Cruz, the division chairman. Mrs Arroyo is facing plunder in connection with the alleged misuse of charity funds during the latter years of her administration.

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