Elvira Sanchez - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Elvira Sanchez


Sanchez family went to Panelo's office thrice

Sep 05, 2019 - 3:18 PM

Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo blames 'lax' security when asked how the Sanchezes were able to enter the Malacañang complex so many times

Second day of the Senate Blue Ribbon Committee hearing on Good Conduct Time Allowance on September 3, 2019. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Sanchez's wife on paying victims P12-M damages: 'Wala kaming intensiyon'

Sep 03, 2019 - 5:32 PM

The wife of rape and murder convict Antonio Sanchez says they won't pay the families of Eileen Sarmenta and Allan Gomez because the former mayor is 'innocent'

NOT PAYING. The family maintains that Antonio Sanchez did not commit any crime.  Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Imelda Marcos asked Duterte to grant Sanchez executive clemency

Sep 03, 2019 - 3:24 PM

In 2017, then-Ilocos Norte congresswoman Imelda Marcos wrote to President Rodrigo Duterte, recommending the grant of executive clemency to rape-slay convict Antonio Sanchez

CONVICTED OF GRAFT. Ilocos Norte Representative Imelda Marcos at the House Plenary on Thursday, September 20, 2018. File photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Panelo admits meeting Sanchez family in Malacañang

Sep 03, 2019 - 2:45 PM

The convict's former lawyer, who is now spokesperson of President Rodrigo Duterte, does not see anything wrong with it

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte chats with Presidential Chief Legal Counsel and Spokesperson Salvador Panelo at the sidelines of the 85th anniversary of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) at The Forum of the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) Grounds in Pasay City on December 6, 2018. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Sanchez's wife learned about ex-mayor's release via 'anonymous' text

Sep 03, 2019 - 12:32 PM

(UPDATED) Asked for her phone with the supposed anonymous text message, Elvira Sanchez tells senators that she has thrown out her mobile phone just that morning because of death threats she received over the last two weeks

WHERE'S THE PHONE? Elvira Sanchez tells the Senate blue ribbon committee that she destroyed her cellphone. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler