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Ombudsman chief prosecutor downplays politics in Jinggoy’s bail grant

Sep 19, 2017 - 1:29 PM

Chief Special Prosecutor Edilberto Sandoval is a former Sandiganbayan justice who once voted to approve the grant of bail to plunder defendant Carlos Garcia

NO POLITICS? Chief Special Prosecutor Edilberto Sandoval says he trusts that his former fellow justices of the anti-graft court Sandiganbayan cannot be controlled by politics. Photo by Lian Buan/Rappler

The real issue behind Senator Jinggoy Estrada’s bail release

Sep 18, 2017 - 9:00 PM

The senator, accused of plunder, deserves to be released since he is not yet convicted. But this reasoning should apply as well to poor Filipinos in prolonged trial detention.

Ombudsman, Horacio Castillo, Soganub | Evening wRap

Sep 18, 2017 - 7:11 PM

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After Jinggoy, Napoles and Revilla will now move for bail too

Sep 18, 2017 - 2:28 PM

(UPDATED) 'Mas maganda na dahil luminaw na sa Arroyo case. ‘Yun ang parang magiging guide,' Napoles' lawyer says

PORK BARREL SCAM. Jinggoy Estrada's bail grant gives the camps of Janet Lim Napoles and Bong Revilla an additional push in their respective bids for bail.

Jinggoy Estrada 'praying hard' buddy Bong Revilla freed next

Sep 16, 2017 - 4:22 PM

(UPDATED) 'Sabi ko lakasan niya loob niya, at balang araw ay makakamit din niya ang kanyang kalayaan,' says former senator Jinggoy Estrada, recalling his words of encouragement to his buddy, detained former senator Bong Revilla

OUT ON BAIL. Former senator Jinggoy Estrada waves to his supporters and the media after leaving the PNP Custodial Center on September 16, 2017. Photo by Jasmin Dulay/Rappler

Jinggoy Estrada eyes PH-wide 'thank you tour'

Sep 16, 2017 - 3:26 PM

'I deny all the allegations against me. Wala po akong ninakaw,' former senator Jinggoy Estrada reiterates after gaining temporary freedom

FREEDOM. Former senator Jinggoy Estrada waves to his supporters and members of the press after going out of PNP Custodial Center on September 16, 2017 to pay his bail worth P1.33 million for plunder and graft charges. Photo by Jasmin Dulay/Rappler

Fans, friends celebrate 'freedom' of Jinggoy Estrada

Sep 16, 2017 - 1:18 PM

Supporters celebrate the temporary freedom of former senator Jinggoy Estrada

Jinggoy Estrada free for now

Sep 16, 2017 - 10:25 AM

(2ND UPDATE) Former senator Jinggoy Estrada posts a P1.33-million bail for plunder and graft charges stemming from the pork barrel scam

FAMILY PHOTO. Forner senator Jinggoy Estrada with wife Precy and children after he completes the procedures for his release at the Sandiganbayan on September 16, 2017. Photo by Lian Buan/Rappler

Will Jinggoy’s bail be approved? Bong believes so, jokes he’s packing up

Sep 14, 2017 - 12:12 PM

UPDATED Nalulungkot ako dahil iiwan na ko ni Senator Jinggoy Medyo nagbabalot balot na Revilla says when asked on the court s impending decision on Estrada s bail

FOLLOW JINGGOY. Detained former senator Ramon "Bong" Revilla Jr says he will likely follow the footsteps of former colleague Jinggoy Estrada and file a 2nd petition for bail. Photo by Lian Buan/Rappler

Sandiganbayan forms special division to decide on Jinggoy's bail

Sep 12, 2017 - 7:28 PM

This means that there was an impasse among the 3 justices of the 5th Division and that a decision may be forthcoming soon

BAIL PLEA. File photo of detained former senator Jinggoy Estrada on one of his furloughs granted by the court in his 3-year detention where he was given permission to attend the high school graduation of his son. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler


Still no trial for Jinggoy Estrada; urges court to grant bail

Sep 04, 2017 - 12:15 PM

UPDATED The President knows what he is talking about being a prosecutor before says Estrada of Duterte who said he and Revilla should be granted bail

POSTPONED AGAIN. After a deferment of his plunder trial last July,  detained former senator Jinggoy Estrada's graft trial is also deferred to September 25. Photo by Lian Buan/Rappler

Gordon and Trillanes, Revilla, Callamard | Evening wRap

Aug 31, 2017 - 9:23 PM

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After Duterte speech, Revilla to ask for bail in plunder case

Aug 31, 2017 - 1:58 PM

Nagpapasalamat tayo kay Pangulong Duterte at least na oobserbahan din pala niya says Revilla

BAIL FOR PLUNDER. File photo of former senator Bong Revilla attending a hearing on his plunder trial at anti-graft court Sandiganbayan. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

South China Sea, Batangas earthquake, Honasan | Evening wRap

Aug 11, 2017 - 8:28 PM

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Honasan posts bail in Laguna

Aug 11, 2017 - 2:52 PM

Senator Gregorio Honasan II posts bail of P60 000 for two counts of graft in connection with the pork barrel scam

ARRESTED. Senator Gringo Honasan voluntarily surrenders himself to the Biñan City Police Station.

Taytay priest in trafficking case posts P120k bail

Aug 01, 2017 - 11:32 PM

Monsignor Arnel Lagarejos gains temporary freedom after spending almost 3 days in the Marikina City police jail

TRAFFICKING CASE. Monsignor Arnel Lagarejos is accused of human trafficking after allegedly 'booking' a 13-year-old girl through a pimp. File from the website of Cainta Catholic College

Calida moves for re-arrest of NDF consultants in peace talks

Jul 20, 2017 - 1:58 PM

UPDATED The Communist Party of the Philippines thumbs down the move as a strongman’s act of bad faith

PEACE TALKS ROADBLOCKS. Solicitor General Jose Calida again moves for the arrest of temporarily released communist leaders after peace talks hit another roadblock. File photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Uber and Grab, Napoles, Marcos | Evening wRap

Jul 11, 2017 - 7:57 PM

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Napoles moves for bail again, this time via Supreme Court

Jul 11, 2017 - 3:54 PM

Napoles asks the High Tribunal to dismiss the plunder case against her and issue an order allowing her to post bail

Ombudsman blocks Napoles' bail appeal at SC

May 22, 2017 - 5:56 PM

According to Ombudsman prosecutors Napoles grounds tackle the very meat of her plunder case which according to them is not for the Supreme Court to act on

BAIL APPEAL. Janet Lim Napoles' file photo from 2014 as she attends her early bail petition hearings at the anti-graft court Sandiganbayan. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Maguindanao massacre: CA affirms bail for Ampatuan son

Feb 15, 2017 - 1:05 PM

The Court of Appeals affirms that the evidence against Datu Sajid Islam Ampatuan is not strong enough to deny his right to bail

TEMPORARY FREEDOM. Sajid Islam Ampatuan is shown here during a grand welcome by supporters in Cotabato City last May 2015 after posting an P11.6 million bail. Photo by Jef Maitem

Purisima posts P20k bail for Mamasapano charges

Jan 30, 2017 - 12:44 PM

The embattled former chief of the Philippine National Police is facing a separate complaint for homicide over his role in the Mamasapano fiasco

BAIL POSTED. Dismissed PNP Chief Alan Purisima posts bail for usurpation of public functions and graft charges. Photo by Lian Buan/Rappler

Negros Oriental governor posts P1.1-M bail for graft charges

Jan 27, 2017 - 5:56 PM

The Sandiganbayan grants the motion of Negros Oriental Governor Roel Degamo to post a reduced bail of P1 1 million – nearly half of the P2 3 million bail earlier set by the anti graft court

Negros Oriental Governor Roel Degamo surrendered to the court Friday morning, January 27 and then asked them to cut his bail in half. Photo by Lian Buan/Rappler

Duterte, Aman Futures scam, Pacquiao| 12PM wRap

Oct 27, 2016 - 3:41 PM

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Court of Appeals junks Herbert Colanggo's petition for bail

Oct 25, 2016 - 8:45 AM

The convicted robbery gang leader and alleged prison drug lord has cited humanitarian reasons for his bail appeal saying his health was deteriorating

Maximum security inmate Herbert Colangco testifies before the House of Representatives Committee on Justice during a hearing on September 20, 2016 on the alleged bribery and drug trade inside the National Bilibid Prison.

Chris Brown released from jail on $250,000 bail – jail records

Aug 31, 2016 - 6:46 PM

Chris Brown is released after allegedly assaulting a woman with a deadly weapon

CHRIS BROWN. The rapper is released on bail after being arrested for allegedly assaulting a woman. File photo shows Chris at the Klipsch Music Center in Indianapolis, Indiana in August 2015. Photo by Steve C Mitchell/EPA

Money raised for detained Kidapawan farmers, but no ID, no bail

Apr 14, 2016 - 7:20 PM

Human rights lawyer Gregorio Andolana tells MindaNews that barangay certifications would have sufficed as IDs but some officials in government demand other government issued valid ID

DISPERSAL. A farmer grimaces in pain after police dispersed a protest in Kidapawan City. Photo by Kilab Multimedia

PH Ombudsman on Enrile, Assange’s detention, Zika in Europe | 12PM wRap

Feb 05, 2016 - 12:00 PM

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Lowest point in Ombudsman's career: Enrile bail

Feb 05, 2016 - 12:35 AM

[EXCLUSIVE] Former SC Justice Conchita Carpio Morales says of the High Court s decision: As an Ombudsman I was frustrated Because if I recall correctly his being ill or sick was never raised as a ground for petition for bail

LOWEST POINT. Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales considers the SC's granting of bail to Senator Juan Ponce Enrile the 'lowest point' of her career. Graphic by Alejandro Edoria/Rappler

Enrile: Too sick for detention, but fit to work?

Jan 31, 2016 - 8:30 PM

The Supreme Court released the aging Senator Enrile on bail for humanitarian reasons but he manages to grill witnesses in two hearings last week

OUT ON BAIL. Does Senator Juan Ponce Enrile deserve to remain a free man after last week's Senate investigations? Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Duterte: If evidence is weak, let Bong Revilla out on bail

Jan 21, 2016 - 8:46 PM

The presidential bet says in the senator s home city that Bong Revilla senator Jinggoy Estrada and ex President Gloria Arroyo are victims of slow justice

SLOW JUSTICE. Davao Mayor Rodrigo Duterte (middle), shown here with the brother and wife of detained Senator Ramon 'Bong' Revilla Jr, says: 'I cannot guarantee that his case will be erased, but I will see to it that he will be given the right to bail.'

How did SC justices decide key cases in 2014-2016?

Jan 16, 2016 - 3:29 PM

We look back at landmark decisions by this batch of SC justices – between the latest appointment of Jardeleza in August 2014 and Villarama’s early retirement in January 2016

China’s economy, pork barrel scam, Duterte on TV ads | 12PM wRap

Jan 08, 2016 - 12:18 PM

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Sandiganbayan junks bail petitions of Jinggoy Estrada, Janet Napoles

Jan 07, 2016 - 7:20 PM

UPDATED The anti graft court s 5th division cites proof of the active participation of the senator and the businesswoman in the alleged pork barrel scam

Roxas-Duterte word war, Jovito Palparan, UFC 194 | 6PM wRap

Dec 14, 2015 - 7:33 PM

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Prosecution seeks to discredit evidence in Estrada, Napoles' bail petitions

Nov 22, 2015 - 9:02 PM

The prosecution is seeking to deny their bail petitions by calling their evidence immaterial and irrelevant

TRIAL. Senator Jinggoy Estrada appears before the Sandiganbayan Fifth Division. Sandiganbayan pool file photo

Typhoon Haiyan, pork barrel scam, Myanmar elections | 12PM wRap

Nov 09, 2015 - 1:38 PM

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#AnimatED: Bersamin vs Leonen

Aug 31, 2015 - 9:00 AM

Supreme Court justices shouldn’t use secrecy as a cover for wrongdoing

The triumph of Juan Ponce Enrile

Aug 29, 2015 - 5:27 PM

Enrile of course is not most men He does not bow to the judgment of history He rewrites it

THE SENATOR. Senator Juan Ponce Enrile at the impeachment trial of Supreme Court Chief Justice Renato Corona, 29 May 2012. Photo by Bullit Marquez / EPA

Leonen has no business questioning SC verdict, says Bersamin

Aug 25, 2015 - 6:49 PM

The Supreme Court s verdict on Senator Juan Ponce Enrile is now the subject of a complaint by one justice against another

The Supreme Court Mark Z. Saludes/Rappler.com

War of SC justices: Bersamin files complaint vs Leonen

Aug 24, 2015 - 5:53 PM

Supreme Court Justice Lucas Bersamin who penned the decision granting bail to Senator Juan Ponce Enrile files a complaint against one of the 4 dissenters Justice Marvic Leonen

Let’s all get out of jail now (provided we have the money)

Aug 24, 2015 - 12:15 PM

As I remember the evil of Senator Juan Ponce Enrile I will remember too these Supreme Court justices who frustrated the hopes of many for a decision worthy of a just and democratic country

Palace to SC: Clarify limits of Enrile bail decision

Aug 22, 2015 - 8:58 PM

The grant of bail based on humanitarian considerations is unchartered territory that has to be clarified says Deputy Presidential Spokesperson Abigail Valte

LIMITS? The High Court must define the parameters of its decision on Enrile's bail, says the Palace. File photo by Ben Nabong/ Rappler

Enrile’s bail, Recto’s degrees, LeBron in Manila | 6PM wRap

Aug 21, 2015 - 6:43 PM

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Enrile bail 'dangerous, unprecedented' – De Lima

Aug 20, 2015 - 10:18 PM

The justice secretary asks: What will now prevent the other accused from applying for bail directly to the Supreme Court for the same reason that Enrile has given in his petition?

BAIL. Senator Juan Ponce Enrile leaves the Sandiganbayan after posting bail on August 20. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Enrile release, ‘ghost’ citizens, FPJ’s birthday | 6PM wRap

Aug 20, 2015 - 8:31 PM

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Enrile free for now

Aug 20, 2015 - 3:53 PM

UPDATED After more than a year under hospital arrest over the pork barrel scam the 91 year old senator regains temporary liberty after he posts P1 45 M bail

Photo by Ben Nabong / Rappler

Enrile’s bail, Pamana found dead, Ashley Madison hack | 6PM wRap

Aug 19, 2015 - 7:00 PM

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Enrile to post P1.45M bail

Aug 19, 2015 - 2:30 PM

UPDATED He remains under hospital arrest on Wednesday August 19 as the Sandiganbayan awaits the Supreme Court resolution granting his petition to post bail

Atty. Eliasar Reyes arrives at Sandiganbayan carrying the bail money for Senator Juan Ponce Enrile on Wednesday. Photo by Jansen Romero/Rappler

Behind the SC decision on Enrile's bail

Aug 18, 2015 - 8:06 PM

Supreme Court justices who voted for Enrile s bail petition cite humanitarian grounds but those who oppose it say it introduces new doctrine in criminal law