Philippine Political Money Scandal Session

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Philippine Political Money Scandal Session
A Filipino businesswoman , who was accused of being the central figure in a corruption scandal , pleaded not guilty . Businessman named Janet Napoles was accused of embezzling public funds amounting to $ 220 million or approximately Rp2 , 4 trillion
Philippine Political Money Scandal Session
" [ Allegation ] is not true ... I deny all allegations , " Napoles said in testimony before the Philippine Senate on Thursday . Together with a number of senators , a former congressman , and a few others , was accused of corrupting Napoles project funds for the poor .
Philippine Political Money Scandal Session
Napoles arrived in the Philippine Senate , Thursday morning . It comes wrapped in a bulletproof vest with the escort officer . Hearing session lasted for six hours , which was broadcast live . This illustrates the public interest in broadcasting will this political embezzlement scandal . Like Napoles , another defendant also pleaded not guilty .
Philippine Political Money Scandal Session
The Senate held a series of hearings sessions related scandal this time . Pork barrel-shaped case master front page newspaper in the Philippines . This scandal also meretaskan public protest against the legislature and president . Board members in the Philippines indeed gets a state budget , to be used in projects which advance the constituency. Local people call these funds as " pork barrel " .
Philippine Political Money Scandal Session
Revealer of the facts , which consists of family and former employees Napoles , businessman accused woman as the central figure of corruption . He was allegedly involved in the formation of fictitious institutions that suck the funds . Napoles itself had weeks of languishing in the detention room .
Philippine Political Money Scandal Session
Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago , who is also the International Criminal Court judge , had warned Napoles . He said those involved in corruption may very well want to see Napoles dead . By telling the truth , he said again , " you minimize the threat to your life . "
Philippine Political Money Scandal Session
To the Senate at the beginning of a public hearing , Napoles asked if he could give testimony in executive session , which is held closed . Analysts may wish to offer Napoles sensitive information .
Philippine Political Money Scandal Session
Senate Blue Ribbon Committee , which handles the problem of accountability of civil servants , refused his request . In the hours remaining , Napoles continues to deny the charges. He repeated , " I asked my rights " allegations that " no self-incrimination . "
Philippine Political Money Scandal Session
Senator Teofisto Guingona III , chairman of the Blue Ribbon Committee , asked Napoles , whether he bribed three senators who are also accused of involvement in a scandal ? Napoles answer : No.
Philippine Political Money Scandal Session
Napoles was extended to the case of social networking . Filipino social media users began to unravel following the disappointment their views .
Philippine Political Money Scandal Session
Senator Pia Cayetano mengicau via his Twitter account , "At least for today , let's leave the storm # Napoles useless . Let's focus on that Yolanda will be hard hit . " Yolanda Cyclone is gigantic typhoon that hit the Philippines this Friday .
Philippine Political Money Scandal Session
Journalist Lynda Jumilla - Abalos , who also covered the hearing session , posting via Twitter : "Like squeezing blood from a stone . # # PatrolPork napoles . "
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Philippine Senate Napoles has not decided whether to return to testify in the next session