Mayor Binay ordered arrested by Senate for contempt

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Mayor Binay ordered arrested by Senate for contempt

Senator Teofisto Guingona, chair of the Senate blue ribbon committee, signed the detention and arrest order for Mayor Jejomar Erwin “Junjun” Binay Jr and 5 others for their refusal to attend hearings on alleged anomalous contracts in Makati. The Makati mayor being investigated by the blue ribbon’s subcommittee for corruption was cited in contempt for snubbing the hearings. Binay said he was ready to be detained and was asking for fairness and due process, which the subcommittee hasn’t provided.

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