Bets slam GMA plan on new Sandiganbayan chief
Posted by akosistella on April 7, 2010
MANILA, Philippines – Presidential candidates assailed yesterday the plan of President Arroyo to appoint a new Sandiganbayan presiding justice to replace Justice Norberto Geraldez who died of pancreatic cancer on Easter Sunday.
Justice Edilberto Sandoval, the most senior magistrate of the anti-graft court, takes over as acting presiding justice under the Sandiganbayan’s internal rules.
Liberal Party (LP) standard-bearer Sen. Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III said the President’s plan again demonstrated her disregard for the law, given the ban on midnight appointments.
Click Philippine Star.