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Despite Sandiganbayan justice’s flip-flop, still no bail for Gigi Reyes

Dec 11, 2018 - 3:58 PM

Justice Bernelito Fernandez’ turnaround forces the creation of a special division of 5 – as with Jinggoy Estrada and Bong Revilla – but Gigi Reyes still loses 4-1

BAIL DENIED. Lawyer Jessica Lucila 'Gigi' Reyes, former chief of staff of ex-senator Juan Ponce Enrile, is again denied bail by the Sandiganbayan in a special division vote of 4-1. File photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Sandiganbayan junks Gigi Reyes bail petition

Jul 01, 2018 - 3:10 PM

The anti-graft court says there is strong evidence against plunder defendant Gigi Reyes, the former chief of staff of ex-senator Juan Ponce Enrile

DISMISSED. In this file photo, Gigi Reyes surrenders to the Sandiganbayan. File photo by Buena Bernal/Rappler

‘Do you wish Gigi Reyes to be freed?’ and other questions for Enrile

Jan 13, 2018 - 5:15 PM

Not seen as often in public, reporters at the Sandiganbayan ask former senator Juan Ponce Enrile about martial law in Mindanao, his secret to staying strong at 93, and whether he wants freedom for former aide Gigi Reyes

DUO. Marcos-time executives Juan Ponce Enrile and Estelito Mendoza attend a hearing at the anti-graft court Sandiganbayan on January 12, 2018, where the former is facing plunder charges over the multi-billion peso pork barrel scam. Photo by Lian Buan/Rappler

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Jan 07, 2018 - 6:40 PM

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SC denies Janet Napoles’ bail appeal in Enrile case

Nov 07, 2017 - 4:43 PM

Napoles' co-accused Gigi Reyes has her own petition for bail which is currently being heard by the Sandiganbayan

DENIED. The Supreme Court (SC) denies Janet Lim Napoles' bail petition in the Enrile plunder case.

Benhur Luy admits not seeing Gigi Reyes' signature on pork documents

Oct 26, 2017 - 4:56 PM

The Sandiganbayan begins hearing the bail petition of Gigi Reyes, former chief of staff of ex-senator Juan Ponce Enrile

BAIL HEARING. Lawyer Gigi Reyes attends the first day of her bail hearing at the anti-graft court Sandiganbayan. Photo by Lian Buan/Rappler

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Feb 28, 2017 - 10:32 AM

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Gigi Reyes, 11 others dismissed from service

Feb 27, 2017 - 4:25 PM

Reyes the former chief of staff of ex senator Juan Ponce Enrile is among those facing charges over the pork barrel scam

DISMISSED. In this file photo, Gigi Reyes surrenders to the Sandiganbayan. File photo by Buena Bernal/Rappler

Tracking Sandiganbayan: Who's who in PH's biggest corruption cases?

Jan 22, 2017 - 3:44 PM

Which corruption cases are still pending before the anti graft court and what are their statuses in the judicial process?

Sandiganbayan denies Gigi Reyes' motion to drop plunder charges

Jan 05, 2017 - 5:47 PM

The points that the former Senate aide raised in her motion are precisely what need to be heard during trial says the anti graft court

Gigi Reyes surrenders to the Sandiganbayan. Photo by Buena Bernal/Rappler

SC upholds plunder raps vs Reyes, Napoles over PDAF scam

Mar 15, 2016 - 6:08 PM

The High Court junks petitions seeking to nullify the finding of probable cause and arrest warrant against the accused in the multi billion peso pork barrel scam

PETITION DENIED. Lawyer Gigi Reyes faces plunder charges for involvement in the multi-billion-peso pork barrel scam. File photo by Vincent Go/Rappler

Enrile, Gigi Reyes, and the Mamasapano probe

Jan 16, 2016 - 10:00 PM

Some believe that Senator Juan Ponce Enrile s bid to re open the Senate probe into the Mamasapano clash is not motivated by new evidence but by something closer to his heart

FORMER BOSS AND AIDE. Senator Juan Ponce Enrile and his former chief of staff, lawyer Gigi Reyes, who is detained in a Taguig City jail in connection with the pork barrel scam

Enrile, Napoles plead not guilty to graft charges

Sep 05, 2014 - 2:00 PM

UPDATED The September 5 hearing marks the first public meeting of Gigi Reyes – who refused to enter a plea – and her former boss since the pork scam exposé

BOSS AND EX-AIDE. Senator Juan Ponce Enrile and former chief of staff Gigi Reyes at their arraignment before the Sandiganbayan’s Third Division for graft charges in connection with the pork barrel scam, on September 5, 2014. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Gigi Reyes stays in Taguig jail – Sandigan

Aug 05, 2014 - 5:05 PM

The anti graft court s 3rd division finds no merit in Reyes motion to reverse an earlier ruling denying her transfer to the PNP Custodial Center

HANDCUFFED. Lawyer Jessica Lucila 'Gigi' Reyes arrives at the Sandiganbayan for her arraignment on July 18, 2014. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Napoles, Reyes detained in 'livelihood rooms,' not cells

Jul 30, 2014 - 9:59 PM

The women pork barrel scam suspects are not in cells with other inmates at the Taguig facility but jail officials say it s not a form of special treatment

HIGH-PROFILE. Due to their 'high-profile' status, jail officials say Janet Lim Napoles and Gigi Reyes need to be kept in separate facilities. File photos by Rappler

Sandigan justices inspect Taguig jail for Napoles, Gigi Reyes

Jul 30, 2014 - 7:11 PM

Justice Martires tags the BJMP as the worst violator of human rights because as a jail warden has testified its female dormitory in Taguig iscongested by almost 180

Napoles camp 'shocked' over Taguig jail transfer

Jul 25, 2014 - 4:03 PM

Janet Lim Napoles spokesman says they are unsure if the Taguig jail will be able to address Napoles health and security concerns

MOVED. Anti-graft court Sandiganbayan orders Janet Lim Napoles' transfer from Fort Sto Domingo in Laguna to Camp Bagong Diwa in Taguig. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Prosecutors hit Gigi Reyes' doc for hospital transfer

Jul 18, 2014 - 5:02 PM

Prosecutors ask the court to require Dr Anthony Lontoc to explain in writing why he should not be cited for contempt

ARRAIGNMENT. Gigi Reyes appears at the Sandiganbayan for her arraignment Friday, July 18. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Court enters 'not guilty' plea for Gigi Reyes

Jul 18, 2014 - 9:50 AM

4th UPDATE Accused of plunder and graft the former chief of staff of Senator Juan Ponce Enrile refuses to enter a plea in her plunder case

ARRAIGNMENT. Gigi Reyes refuses to enter a plea during her arraignment at the Sandiganbayan Friday, July 18. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Handcuffed Gigi Reyes in anti-graft court for arraignment

Jul 18, 2014 - 7:52 AM

UPDATED Lawyer Jessica Lucila Gigi Reyes is finally at the Sandiganbayan after skipping her scheduled arraignment last week due to anxiety problems

Gigi Reyes needs psychiatric treatment – doctor

Jul 15, 2014 - 6:01 PM

UPDATED Gigi Reyes returns to the Camp Bagong Diwa jail after a brief stay at the Philippine Heart Center

AT THE SANDIGAN. Former Enrile chief of staff Gigi Reyes submits herself to the jurisdiction of the court. Photo by Buena Bernal/Rappler

Gigi Reyes asks SC to nullify arrest warrant

Jul 14, 2014 - 9:27 PM

Lawyer and indicted plunderer Jessica Lucila Gigi Reyes exhausts all legal options to be out of jail

Prosecutors: Gigi Reyes' hospital transfer is 'special treatment'

Jul 14, 2014 - 7:13 PM

Gigi Reyes health conditions are not compelling reasons for a hospital transfer prosecutors say

Threat of heart attack cited in Gigi Reyes' hospital transfer

Jul 14, 2014 - 11:14 AM

The camp of Gigi Reyes explains her transfer to the Philippine Heart Center through a motion submitted before the Sandiganbayan

Court summons Gigi Reyes' doctor on hospital transfer

Jul 14, 2014 - 9:42 AM

The court is scheduled to hear Gigi Reyes motion for hospital transfer on Tuesday July 15 or 4 days after she was already transferred to the Philippine Heart Center

MEDICAL WOES. File photo of lawyer Jessica Lucila Reyes

Sandigan may order Napoles transfer to regular jail

Jul 12, 2014 - 10:00 PM

An anti graft court justice says Napoles should be issued a separate commitment order by the 3 Sandiganbayan divisions to be fair to the other accused in the plunder cases

Gigi Reyes complains of chest pain, moved to Heart Center

Jul 11, 2014 - 8:48 PM

The Metro Manila jail management spokesperson says the Taguig Pateros District Hospital does not have all the equipment needed for her medical condition

MEDICAL WOES. Lawyer Jessica Lucila

Gigi Reyes seeks hospital transfer

Jul 11, 2014 - 4:54 PM

3rd UPDATE Her lawyer signs an urgent motion seeking her transfer to either the Philippine Heart Center or the Sta Ana Hospital

'UNSTABLE.' Gigi Reyes skips her scheduled arraignment after doctors don't allow her to leave the hospital. Rappler file photo

Court enters 'not guilty' plea for Enrile

Jul 11, 2014 - 10:29 AM

3rd UPDATE Enrile s co accused and former chief of staff Gigi Reyes does not make an appearance in court while Janet Napoles pleads not guilty

ARRAIGNMENT. Senator Juan Ponce Enrile does not enter a plea during his arraignment before the Sandiganbayan's 3rd division on Friday, July 11. Photo by Boy Santos/Sandiganbayan pool

‘Unstable’ Gigi Reyes skips arraignment

Jul 11, 2014 - 8:34 AM

UPDATED The Bureau of Jail Management and Penology says doctors did not allow Gigi Reyes to travel from Taguig to the Sandiganbayan in Quezon City

'UNSTABLE.' Gigi Reyes skips her scheduled arraignment after doctors don't allow her to leave the hospital. Rappler file photo

Enrile, Napoles in anti-graft court for arraignment

Jul 11, 2014 - 8:12 AM

Like Senators Bong Revilla Jr and Jinggoy Estrada Enrile is in a Barong Tagalog and is not in handcuffs

PNP: Arraignment will depend on Enrile's blood pressure

Jul 10, 2014 - 11:14 PM

The senator has diabetes coronary artery disease high cholesterol and unstable hypertension The PNP will decide if he will be allowed to face the court Friday July 11

NANOGENARIAN. Doctors say Senator Juan Ponce Enrile's medical condition is expected of a 90-year-old; will he be able to stand trial? File photo by Rappler

Rappler Newscast | July 10, 2014

Jul 10, 2014 - 10:21 PM

Investors look forward to a Jokowi win Gigi Reyes is rushed to the hospital It’s Argentina versus Germany in the World Cup finals

Gigi Reyes in hospital after panic attack

Jul 10, 2014 - 12:02 PM

UPDATED The doctor at the Taguig hospital says Reyes is already in a stable condition but advised admission for further workup and observation

MEDICAL WOES. Lawyer Jessica Lucila

'No VIP treatment' for Gigi Reyes in Taguig jail

Jul 10, 2014 - 8:50 AM

Senator Juan Ponce Enrile s former chief of staff considered an ordinary inmate by the BJMP will spend her days inside a shared 1 5 meter by 6 meter cell

MOVED. Gigi Reyes is moved to the Taguig city jail from the Sandiganbayan. File photo of Reyes' surrender from Sandiganbayan pool

Gigi Reyes moved to Taguig jail

Jul 09, 2014 - 10:48 PM

UPDATED Personnel of the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology transfer the former chief of staff of Senator Juan Ponce Enrile from the Sandiganbayan late Wednesday evening

Gigi Reyes to be detained in Taguig jail

Jul 09, 2014 - 4:02 PM

The anti graft court orders the former chief of staff of Senator Juan Ponce Enrile detained at Camp Bagong Diwa where terrorism suspects are also being held

Custodial center not for accused in 'pork' scam?

Jul 08, 2014 - 7:51 PM

Jail warden Elena Rocamora hints to the court that the accused in the pork barrel scam should be detained in jails instead of the PNP custodial center

CUSTODIAL CENTER. The PNP custodial center is where the 3 senators accused of plunder are presently detained.

Gigi Reyes' detention woes expose poor jail conditions

Jul 08, 2014 - 5:23 PM

The Quezon City jail warden says the jail female dormitory where Reyes was initially ordered detained is 800 over its capacity

IN DETENTION. Former Enrile chief of staff Gigi Reyes asks to be moved from her Sandiganbayan detention cell. File photo from the Sandiganbayan pool

Gigi Reyes' Sandiganbayan cell ‘inhuman’ – Erap

Jul 08, 2014 - 11:51 AM

Kahit ako lalaki ako mahihirapan ako doon Even a man like myself would have a hard time there says former president now Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada

SURRENDER. Gigi Reyes, flanked by security personnel, surrenders to anti-graft court Sandiganbayan. File photo by Rappler

PNP Custodial Center ready for Gigi Reyes

Jul 07, 2014 - 6:38 PM

The plan for Reyes has always been to put her in one of the female wards says the PNP spokesman but the anti graft court has yet to issue a commitment order for her

SURRENDER. Gigi Reyes at the Sandiganbayan on the day of the surrender. File photo by Sandiganbayan pool

Enrile at PNP hospital: Keep health info private

Jul 07, 2014 - 5:25 PM

The police organization grants Senator Juan Ponce Enrile s requests to keep details about his health as private as possible and have a personal nurse in his room

Gigi Reyes seeks transfer to Camp Crame

Jul 07, 2014 - 2:32 PM

Gigi Reyes former chief of staff of detained Senator Juan Ponce Enrile asks the court to detain her at the PNP Custodial Center in Camp Crame

BJMP: Gigi Reyes can't be detained at QC jail

Jul 06, 2014 - 5:19 PM

The BJMP says its facilities have exceeded capacity and are not adequate to secure Reyes

How things went wrong for Gigi Reyes

Jul 06, 2014 - 1:22 PM

Her lawyers do not heed police advice to head straight to Camp Crame and unless the Quezon City jail warden says otherwise she goes to the city jail

AT THE SANDIGAN. Former Enrile chief of staff Gigi Reyes submits herself to the jurisdiction of the court. Photo by Buena Bernal/Rappler

Why PNP won’t release Enrile’s mugshots

Jul 04, 2014 - 10:01 PM

The PNP approves Senator Juan Ponce Enrile s request to keep his mugshots and all photos of the booking procedure confidential

SURRENDER. Senator Juan Ponce Enrile waves to the media waiting outside the PNP Multipurpose Center ahead of booking procedures for his surrender. Photo by Joel Laporada/Rappler

Anti-graft court orders detention of Gigi Reyes in QC jail

Jul 04, 2014 - 8:03 PM

UPDATED The Quezon City jail warden is however required to report within 3 days from notice if their facilities are adequate to fully secure the accused

AT THE SANDIGAN. Former Enrile chief of staff Gigi Reyes submits herself to the jurisdiction of the court. Photo by Buena Bernal/Rappler

Court denies Gigi Reyes' plea to suspend proceedings

Jul 04, 2014 - 5:07 PM

Reyes goes to the Sandiganbayan Friday afternoon to submit to its jurisdiction

Enrile's deputy chief of staff posts bail

Jul 02, 2014 - 3:17 PM

UPDATED Antonio Evangelista in a previous Senate hearing is identified as having signed letters on Enrile s behalf endorsing Napoles linked NGOs

BAIL. Enrile's deputy chief of staff Jose Antonio Evangelista (L), named by witnesses as signing endorsement letters on the senator's behalf, posts bail. Enrile's former chief of staff Gigi Reyes (center) is also among those charged. File photo from Senate library

Sandigan to resolve Gigi Reyes' plea to suspend proceedings

Jun 23, 2014 - 2:53 PM

A resolution deciding on whether to stop the proceedings on Reyes cases can be issued anytime now

SUSPENSION PLEA. Jessica Lucila "Gigi" Reyes files a plea to suspend proceedings at the Sandiganbayan. File photo by Rappler