The Sandiganbayan Presiding Justice Amparo Cabotaje-Tang is under pressure to resolve the motion of former Vice President Jejomar Binay. He requests for the dismissal of his criminal cases in the alleged overpriced construction of the P2.2 billion Makati parking building. They have not found yet a probable cause that can advance the filed cases against Binay to full blown cases. They were filed last July 2016 which is already six months as of this time of writing. All the Sandiganbayan can do is to deny Binay’s bid to re-raffle such graft and malversation cases.
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[VIDEO]: Kinasuhan na ng Ombudsman sa Sandiganbayan si Dating Vice President Jejomar Binay kaugnay sa maanomalyang pagtatayo ng Makati Car Park building two.
Enough Time for the Ombudsman
In July 2016, the Office of the Ombudsman filed four counts of graft, nine counts of falsification of public documents and one count of malversation against Jejomar Binay. Six months seems to be a long time already for the court to determine if there’s a probable cause or not. If it takes that long, there’s certainly no probable cause and Binay is right to seek for their dismissal.
Binay and his son, Jun-Jun are co-accused in the graft, malversation and falsification of public documents charges in connection with the alleged construction of the P2.2 billion Makati car park building. The Sandiganbayan intends to conduct a joint hearing for the cases but that would eventually cause confusion because both father and son are mayors of Makati in different eras. Thus, the reason of the Binay bid to re-raffle them accordingly.
Destroying the Binay Name
While the older Binay charge is for rigging the first three phases of the building when he was Makati mayor, the younger Binay is charged for phases IV and V of the building when he succeeded his father as Mayor of Makati. The accusers clearly want to show that the alleged corruption can be inherited by a family member which is already a sure injustice.
Destroying the Marcos Name
The court’s action on the Binay’s plea is very similar to the proceeding of the alleged hidden wealth of the late Ferdinand E. Marcos. It turns out to be the wealth of humanity managed by the World Bank. The anti-Marcos want Bongbong Marcos to inherit the bad misconception of the Marcos name. This is to deny Bongbong Marcos of the presidency in the future. Perhaps the anti-Marcos are also worried about the existence of another namesake. The current justice system is still manned by Pnoy’s appointees.