Arroyo loses bid to junk poll sabotage case

MANILA — Majority of the Supreme Court (SC) justices recently ruled that former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo cannot escape prosecution for electoral sabotage despite claiming that the case was hastily prepared.

A Court source said the justices noted that they can no longer nullify the charges filed by the Department of Justice-Commission on Elections (Comelec) panel since Arroyo already pleaded not guilty to the case in February. Read more