Philippine court clears Arroyo of plunder, orders her freed

Jul 19, 2016

Philippine court clears Arroyo of plunder, orders her freed

The Philippine Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed a plunder charge against former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, ordering her immediate release from nearly five years of hospital detention. Supreme Court spokesman Theodore Te said the 15 justices voted 11-4 to grant Arroyo’s petition seeking the ...