Apostol does not know
if signature tampered
BY CHRYSEE SAMILLANO
Ombudsman for the Visayas Pelagio Apostol yesterday said they do not know if the signature of the Ombudsman was tampered (in the case filed against former Mayor Evelio Leonardia) because there were those whose signatures were not tampered, in an interview over ABS-CBN yesterday.
This came after a member of the office of Bacolod Mayor Monico Puentevella issued a press statement asking Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales to probe what she called the mysterious dismissal of cases filed against former Mayor and now Bacolod Rep. Evelio Leonardia.
The complainant in most of the cases against the solon, Sarah Esguerra, who is now an executive assistant of Puentevella, said she is glad to receive news that the Ombudsman is set to file charges with the Sandiganbayan against former Luzon Deputy Ombudsman Mark Jalandoni and expressed optimism that justice will finally be served, her press statement said.