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Aquino vows Garcia won’t get away with plunder 01/07/2011

Friday, January 7, 2011

Aquino vows Garcia won’t get away with plunder

01/07/2011
President Aquino yesterday vowed that former Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) comptroller, Major Gen. Carlos Garcia, will not get away with plunder in light of the strong and clear arguments presented by his Solicitor General Jose Anselmo Cadiz in the motion for intervention filed by his office Wednesday at the Sandiganbayan.

But Cadiz himself told media that his motion to intervene has no chance of success.

Speaking to reporters in a chance interview at the Subic Bay Freeport in Zambales, Aquino said they have good chances at obtaining a favorable decision from the Sandiganbayan on their quest to rectify what they deemed irregular in the plea bargain agreement that was approved by the anti-graft court in May last year.

“There are technical aspects (to consider), I understand. But, I think, our Solicitor General presented (the arguments) well, especially in highlighting the fact that there were provisions (violated) and that the SC (Supreme Court) can review the matter. I’ve been told that among others, the consent of the offended party was not sought..... MORE

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