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The Solicitor General reveals justices of the anti graft court tried to get ex AFP comptroller Carlos Garcia off the hook through anomalous court proceedings
The Supreme Court on Wednesday July 3 issued a temporary restraining order on the plea bargain deal between the Ombudsman and former military comptroller Maj Gen Carlos Garcia
The Supreme Court on Wednesday, July 3, issued a temporary restraining order on the plea bargain deal between the Ombudsman and former military comptroller Maj Gen Carlos Garcia.
Garcia is accused of converting millions of military funds into cash that he embezzled.
The deal, which was hatched in 2010, allows Garcia to plead guilty to lesser offenses of direct bribery and facilitating money laundering, in exchange for the withdrawal of plunder charges.
The High Court's order stops the implementation of the controversial deal and the bail
Garcia was allowed to post.
A Sandiganbayan justice believes his colleagues broke rules when they formed a special division to rule on the Garcia plea bargain deal
Vice President Jejomar Binay s camp questions the timing and possible political motives behind the leak of his letter on the Garcia plea bargain deal