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Sandiganbayan orders arrest of former Rodriguez, Rizal mayor Cuerpo

Nov 1, 2017 @ 16:43

The Sandiganbayan has ordered the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) to execute the arrest of former Rodriguez, Rizal Mayor Pedro Cuerpo dated April 27, 2017.

The Sandiganbayan second division said that the NBI received the arrest order on May 15 issued against Cuerpo for execution of its decision dated Nov. 24, 2012 whcih became final and executory on January 9, 2017.

“The court directs Dante Gierran, director of the NBI, to cause the execution of the Warrant of Arrest and submit a report thereon to the court within 20 days from the receipt of a copy of this resolution,” the anti-graft court said.

Cuerpo and former municipal engineer Fernando Roño were found guilty of Section 213 of the Revised Penal Code and sentenced them to a maximum penalty of six months imprisonment.

The two were also fined P1,000 each.

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