Sandi­gan ac­quits ex-DBP head

Manila Times - - NEWS - REINATOLENTINO

THE Third Divi­sion has ac­quit­ted and estafa charges filed against him in con­nec­tion with his trip - ment claims for ex­penses in­curred.

In a res­o­lu­tion pro­mul­gated on Tues­day, the court re­versed its rul­ing con­vict­ing Naña­gas.

of the records of th­ese cases and an as­sid­u­ous eval­u­a­tion of the par­ties’ ar­gu­ments, the Court re­solves to grant the ac­cused’s mo­tion for re­con­sid­era

It found upon re­view that Naña­gas’ re­quest for the DBP Board’s ap­proval of his trip abroad and leave ap­pli­ca­tion “can­not be con­sid­ered a ‘trans­ac­tion or act’ con­tem­plated Anti-Graft and Cor­rupt Prac­tices Act, - tracts with a pri­vate per­son in­volv­ing

The court also held that Naña­gas - ecu­tion “has not proven the el­e­ment

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