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Councilor cleared of
porn movie raps

The Silay City prosecutor has dismissed charges filed against Councilor Warlito Go and four others for the showing of a pornographic movie at Wilmar Theater at Burgos Street , Silay City , Negros Occidental, and for violating the child abuse law.

Silay City Prosecutor Lisa Lorraine Atotubo, in her resolution, dismissed the charges for violation of Article 201 of the Revised Penal Code and Republic Act 7610, otherwise known as the Child Abuse Law, filed against Go, John Gareta Onate, Teresita Barbasa Ferrer, and two minors.

She pointed out that Go denied he operated the theater showing the alleged obscene movie. moremoremore

DOJ sends case vs.
solon to Ombudsman


The plunder case against Bacolod Rep. Monico Puentevella is serious since the Department of Justice has endorsed it to the Office of the Ombudsman, Save Bacolod Movement convenor Romy Niere said yesterday.

The DOJ endorsed to the Ombudsman on Sept. 24, 2009, the plunder case filed by the Philippine Sports Commission against Puentevella for appropriate action, for the solon's failure to liquidate funds of the Bacolod Southeast Asian Games Organizing Committee.

The endorsement copy was signed by Assistant Chief State Prosecutor Richard Anthony Fadullon. moremoremore

Hearing of ‘overpriced'
computers set


The Office of the Ombudsman has set for clarificatory hearing on Nov. 20, 2009 the criminal and administrative cases filed by the late City Legal Officer Allan Zamora against Bacolod Rep. Monico Puentevella and two others involving the alleged overpriced computer/IT equipment.

The complaint was filed by Zamora on March 27, 2007 against Puentevella, Department of Education regional director Victoriano Tirol Jr. and Merryland Publishing Corporation represented by Jessie Garcia.

Puentevella's spokesperson Ramon Viva yesterday said they have not yet received an official communication from the Ombudsman regarding the matter, moremoremore

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