Tuesday, May 23, 2017
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Air conditioning unit removed from Napoles cell

The special detention cell of businesswoman Janet Lim-Napoles at the Makati City jail was removed after the angered public reacted to the said VIP treatment of Napoles.

According to the head of the Makati City jail, the accused was denied of using the air conditioning unit and instead would use an electric fan inside her room.

Reports say that Napoles woke up at noon and seemed that she had a good night sleep. (Chris Capulso)


Napoles files for TRO

The camp of Pork Barrel Scam mastermind Janet Lim-Napoles filed a motion prohibiting her transfer to the Makati City Jail.

Napoles’ lawyer submitted the motion at the Makati Regional Trial Court branch 150 to prevent the transfer of Napoles to the Makati City Jail because their client would rather stay at Camp Crame or at Camp Bagong Diwa.

According to RTC Branch 150 Judge Elmo Alameda, the petition of Napoles will be discussed today.   (Judie Anne Abejero)


Makati RTC orders Napoles move to Makati City Jail

A Makati Court ordered the move of then fugitive Janet Lim-Napoles to the Makati City Jail from Camp Crame.

Napoles was brought to Camp Crame after surrendering to President Aquino in Malacañang.

The warrant arrest was from the Makati RTC branch 150 against Napoles due to serious illegal detention that is not bailable.

Napoles’ arraignment is set on September 9. (Chris Capulso)


Two bodies fish out of Pasig River

Two dead bodies, including a seven-year-old boy were fished out of Pasig River yesterday.

The boy was identified as Angelo Habagat was discovered floating in the river at around 11 a.m. followed by a man an hour after.

The boy’s grandfather said that Angelo was playing with his friends near the riverbank when he accidentally slipped to the river.

Meanwhile, a witness saw the man drunk and jumped into the river.

Both bodies were brought to the Pasig City General Hospital but were declared dead-on-arrival. (Kisses Jabson)


Manila City hall receives bomb threat

A bomb threat created quite a ruckus at the Manila City Hall yesterday.

All employees were asked to step out of the building, including Mayor Joseph Estrada while authorities inspected the whole compound.

According to the report, the bomb threat came from a text message where it stated that a bomb could explode from the third floor of the City Hall building.

The bomb squad from the Manila Police District immediately arrived at the scene.

After an hour, authorities declared that they didn’t see any bombs inside the Manila City Hall.   (Judy Anne Abejero)


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