Corruption case is invalid! Arroyo, former president of Philippines, was released

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Corruption case is invalid! Arroyo, former president of Philippines, was released

2016-07-22 16:18:11 421 ℃

Xinhua news agency, Beijing, July 22, new media news (reporter Chen Lixi) Gloria Macapagal of former Philippine President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo has 21 released. Two days ago, the Philippines Supreme Court announced that, due to lack of evidence, Arroyo misappropriation of state lottery fund criminal case is invalid.

Arroyo 21, a car, and lawyers to leave the military hospital located in the outskirts of the capital, Manila. Due to the windows closed, the media reporter failed to see Arroyo. Previously, Arroyo due to health reasons, the house arrest in military hospitals.

Arroyo's lawyer says Arroyo will go to a private hospital to check the body after the recovery is free.

Arroyo in the National Lottery Fund abuse case, alleged misappropriation of 366 million pesos (about 51 million 870 thousand yuan) funds. Arroyo was arrested in October 2012, refused to plead guilty and appealed to the Supreme Court, requesting revocation of litigation. This month 19 days, the Supreme Court of Philippines to 11 votes to 4 votes on the results of the vote, passed on Arroyo's innocence. Arroyo subsequently issued a statement to the Supreme Court and the new president Rodrigo Dutewart to extend gratitude. Duthel Te has said, is willing to forgive Arroyo.

Arroyo, 69 years old, from 2001 to 2010 as president of Philippines. She stepped down after the lawsuit, involving a number of corruption charges, on the outskirts of Manila military hospital under house arrest.

Arroyo's lawyer says Arroyo has paid bail for other charges.

Philippines prosecutors said, will seek to other corruption charges once again accused Arroyo.

Arroyo's successor, former president of Philippines Benigno Aquinosas 21 questioned the Supreme Court on Arroyo's innocence, said Arroyo should be responsible for the country's lottery fund abuse case. Aquino III in June this year, the end of the year. (end)