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Bro. Eddie to appeal estafa, harassment suit filed against him By Benjamin B. Pulta 04/13/2012

Friday, April 13, 2012

Bro. Eddie to appeal estafa, harassment suit filed against him

By Benjamin B. Pulta 04/13/2012

A lawyer representing influential religious leader Eddie Villanueva yesterday said they plan to appeal the latest decision of the Court of Appeals (CA) upholding the televangelist indictment for estafa which he said was meant to persecute and penalize him for siding with the political opposition at the time.

Villanueva who leads the Jesus is Lord Movement (JIL) through his lawyer Lorna Kapunan claimed the filing of the P15 million estafa case by the previous administration was politically motivated considering that he was then in the opposition.

A ruling earlier issued by the CA had upheld the justice department’s filing of a P15-million estafa case against him before the Mandaluyong Regional Trial Court..... MORE

SourceThe Daily Tribune

URL: http://www.tribuneonline.org/metro/20120413met5.html

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