Sandigan junks Pichay’s supplemental motion to reverse conviction

Elizabeth Marcelo (The Philippine Star) – February 27, 2021 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — The Sandiganbayan has rejected the bid of Surigao del Sur first district Rep. Prospero Pichay Jr. to submit additional arguments in support of his motion to reverse his conviction in connection with the anomalous sponsorship of a chess tournament in 2010. In a resolution promulgated on Tuesday, the anti-graft court’s fifth division said Pichay’s supplemental motion was filed beyond the 15-day reglementary period from the promulgation of its decision that found him guilty of graft. “The supposed suppleme…

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