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Ligot’s wife not yet off the hook—solon By Angie M. Rosales 03/05/2011

Saturday, March 5, 2011

Ligot’s wife not yet off the hook—solon

By Angie M. Rosales 03/05/2011
High reading of her blood pressure might have saved her from being subjected to an inquiry over her alleged properties Thursday, but Erlinda Ligot, wife of former Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) comptroller Lt. Gen. (ret.) Jacinto Ligot,  is not yet off the hook in the ongoing Senate investigation on corruption in the military.

Blue ribbon committee chairman Sen. Teofisto “TG” Guingona said shortly after suspending the hearing Thursday that Erlinda Ligot will have to testify before the Senate panel.

“If it is certified by her doctors that she is physically fit to testify, then we will call upon her again. But if not, then we will afford her time, until she recovers and until she can be certified by the doctor to appear. We cannot force her to appear and submit herself, given her condition,” he said.

The Senate panel aborted the scheduled interrogation of Ligot’s wife who was earlier found to have allegedly acquired some real properties here and abroad even after the former general has since retired from the service..... MORE

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