Andal Ampatuan Jr

Ampatuan brothers plead not guilty to corruption charges

Aug 15, 2017 - 3:45 PM

Do you know how much the government is spending for his escorts? Sandiganbayan Associate Justice Rafael Lagos says in reference to Andal Ampatuan Jr as he denies the motion to postpone the arraignment

CORRUPTION CHARGES. Ampatuan brothers Sajid (left) and Andal Jr (right) face multiple counts of corruption for ghost projects in Maguindanao in 2009.

2nd arrest order issued vs Sajid Ampatuan

May 16, 2017 - 4:08 PM

UPDATED Sajid Ampatuan has to pay a P 4 million bail covering two sets of corruption charges; another is pending with the anti graft court

CORRUPTION CHARGES. After securing temporary freedom from massacre charges, Sajid Ampatuan is ordered arrested for multiple counts of corruption over millions of pesos worth of ghost projects in Maguindanao in 2009 when he was governor. Photo by Jef Maitem

Sajid Ampatuan charged anew for P16M in ghost food purchases

May 15, 2017 - 4:05 PM

This adds to the 161 counts of corruption filed against him in early May for ghost construction and repair projects

NEW CHARGES. Sajid Islam Ampatuan, who is photographed here in Cotabato City on May 10, 2015 during his welcome party after being granted bail for massacre charges, faces new charges in court for corruption. Photo by Jef Maitem

Ampatuan brothers Sajid, Andal Jr charged over alleged ghost projects

May 01, 2017 - 4:15 PM

12 construction projects in Maguindanao approved in 2009 turned out to be fake says the Office of the Ombudsman

CHARGED. Ampatuan brothers Sajid (left) and Andal Jr (right) face multiple counts of corruption for ghost projects in Maguindanao in 2009.

Justice chief assures conviction of Ampatuans in Maguindanao massacre

Nov 23, 2016 - 6:58 PM

Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II says the prosecution team will ensure that Andal Ampatuan Jr and Zaldy Ampatuan are convicted in the next few years over the Maguindanao massacre

MASS GRAVE. Seven years after the politically motivated murder of 58 persons in Ampatuan town in Maguindanao on November 23, 2009, not one of the 197 accused has been convicted. Rappler file photo

7 years later: What happened to the Maguindanao massacre case?

Nov 23, 2016 - 11:43 AM

UPDATED Will the worst case of election related violence in the Philippines reach its resolution under the Duterte administration?

ONGOING CASE. Justice remains elusive for victims of the Maguindanao massacre. File photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Duterte's spokesman Salvador Panelo and his high-profile cases

May 18, 2016 - 7:50 PM

Salvador Panelo serves as the legal counsel of Andal Ampatuan Jr before quitting in 2015

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Dec 09, 2015 - 7:18 PM

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Nov 23, 2015 - 6:36 PM

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Zaldy Ampatuan's bail petition denied

Sep 17, 2015 - 11:42 AM

The bail petition of one of the main accused in the 2009 Maguindanao massacre is denied because of the strength of the evidence against him

ACCUSED. Former Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao governor Zaldy Ampatuan walks along a jail corridor on his way to a trial court arraignment proceeding on the Maguindanao Massacre in Taguig City, east of Manila, Philippines, 12 December 2012. File photo by EPA/Rolex dela Pena

Ampatuan’s burial, Poe on presidency, PH support | 12PM wRap

Jul 20, 2015 - 12:47 PM

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Massacre widows 'cannot forgive' Ampatuan Sr

Jul 18, 2015 - 12:03 PM

UPDATED Andal Ampatuan Sr s death extinguished his criminal liability in the case his lawyer Ferdinand Topacio says

MASSACRE VICTIMS. A candle is lit on November 21, 2014, in front of a marker for Filipino journalists killed in the Maguindanao massacre of November 2009. File photo by Dennis Sabangan/EPA

Maguindanao massacre suspect Ampatuan Sr dead

Jul 18, 2015 - 12:33 AM

UPDATED Ampatuan family patriarch Andal Ampatuan Sr on trial for masterminding the 2009 Maguindanao massacre that killed 58 passes away at 10:30 pm Friday July 17

SICK. File photo of former Maguindanao governor Andal Ampatuan Sr (center). File photo by Noel Celis/EPA/Pool

Ampatuan clan welcomes first PNPA graduate

Mar 26, 2015 - 6:16 PM

We hope that the bad press about the family will go away now that you’ve seen what kind of person our son is says the young police inspector s mother

DIALOGUE. Members of the PNPA Class of 2015 speak to President Benigno Aquino III after their graduation rites on March 26, 2015. Photo by Gil Nartea/Malacañang Photo Bureau

'Armed men of Ampatuans still roaming around'

Nov 23, 2014 - 11:37 AM

Five years after the gruesome massacre residents of Maguindanao still fear the powerful Ampatuans despite the alleged masterminds locked up in jail

Graves of the victims of the Maguindanao massacre. Photo by Karlos Manlupig/Rappler

World awaits gov't action on Ampatuan massacre case

Nov 22, 2014 - 6:30 PM

There is growing frustration among relatives of the victims who feel that the 5 year old case has been overtaken by recent events and controversies

NEVER FORGET. Justice remains elusive for the 58 victims of the Ampatuan massacre 5 years since the gruesome crime. Photo by Rappler

Lifelong struggle for Maguindanao massacre widows

Nov 22, 2014 - 11:45 AM

With no one yet convicted and the clan continuing to wield huge influence in Maguindanao anger is rising among victims families

FIVE YEARS. Relatives and supporters of victims of the infamous massacre visit the site where 58 people were killed in Ampatuan town, Maguindanao province, in southern island of Mindanao on November 21, 2014, ahead of the fifth anniversary of the worst political massacre of the country. Photo by Mark Navales/AFP

Another Maguindanao massacre witness killed in ambush

Nov 19, 2014 - 1:05 PM

A former driver of the prime suspect in the Maguindanao massacre case is killed on his way to a meeting with prosecution lawyers

Gov't defers to state lawyers’ wisdom on Ampatuan massacre case

Aug 02, 2014 - 6:44 PM

Malacañang also calls on government and private prosecutors to patch up whatever differences they may have over the case

MASSACRE. Police investigators looking at dead bodies covered with banana leaves, victims of a massacre in the town of Ampatuan, Maguindanao province. File photo from Agence France-Presse

Private lawyers protest resting of case in Ampatuan Massacre

Jul 31, 2014 - 6:04 PM

The rift between some private lawyers and state prosecutors in the most gruesome massacre in the Philippines recent history escalates

Prosecution rests case vs Andal Ampatuan Jr, 27 others

Mar 04, 2014 - 7:33 PM

Prosecutors however are not ready to rest its case against 76 other accused due to pending appeals

The Ampatuan massacre: Lest we forget

Nov 21, 2013 - 9:22 AM

On Thursday November 21 families of the massacre victims will retrace the final road traveled by their loved ones When will justice ever be achieved?

Photo by AFP/Mark Navales

NUJP condemns text threat against Ces Drilon

Jul 25, 2013 - 5:53 PM

The journalists group also commends the broadcaster for making the threat public

Appeals court affirms go signal for witnesses vs Ampatuan

Jul 18, 2013 - 8:00 PM

Four witnesses including forensic experts who were not in the pre trial order will be allowed to testify in the Maguindanao massacre case

File Photo/Rappler

Don't be swayed by Ampatuans, victim's daughter says

Jun 25, 2013 - 8:02 AM

Reynafe Momay Castillo said it is a ploy to derail the Ampatuans ongoing prosecution

'DON'T GIVE UP' In this frame grab, Reynafe Momay Castillo, daughter of Ampatuan massacre victim Reynaldo Momay, speaks in a video message posted on Facebook June 25, 2013.

Ampatuan Massacre remembered on Sunday

Jun 22, 2013 - 4:53 PM

On the 43rd month NUJP offers prayers for the victims of what has been described as the worst political massacre in the country

FACEDOWN. Former Maguindanao province governor Andal Ampatuan Sr. (C, in wheelchair) is guarded by jail security officers after his arraignment for electoral sabotage charges at a regional trial court of Pasay City, south of Manila, Philippines on 26 March 2012. Photo by Noel Celis/POOL/EPA

Daughter of 58th Ampatuan victim 'disappointed'

May 30, 2013 - 10:32 AM

Daughter of Reynaldo Momay Ampatuan massacre victim number 58 says most if not all suspects have not shown any remorse

The Ampatuan massacre site two days after. 25 Nov 2009. Photo by Patricia Evangelista.

It's final: Zaldy Ampatuan is a suspect in Maguindanao massacre

Dec 05, 2012 - 6:08 PM

Aside from Zaldy two other Ampatuans were charged with the murder for the massacre: his father Andal Ampatuan Sr and brother Andal Ampatuan Jr


BIR files P28-M tax evasion case vs Ampatuan lawyer

Nov 29, 2012 - 1:51 PM

The tax agency claims Atty Arnel Cortex Manaloto violated the tax code after failing to supply the agency with correct and accurate information in his income tax return and failing to file his value added tax returns in 2011

'Redouble' protection for witnesses vs Ampatuans

May 31, 2012 - 3:57 PM

The slain Maguindanao massacre witness Esmail Amil Anog was reportedly chopped into pieces