Former Pasuquin town mayors post bail for graft raps

Kim Lorenzo, ABS-CBN News

Posted at Mar 12 2017 04:45 PM

PASUQUIN, Ilocos Norte -- Husband and wife Oscar and Victoria Aguinaldo, both former mayors of Pasuquin, Ilocos Norte, immediately posted bail after they were arrested last Friday.

The couple were arrested at their house in Barangay Nagsanga, Pasuquin, Ilocos Norte by virtue of an arrest warrant issued by the Sandiganbayan.

They are facing charges for violation of Republic Act 3019 or the Anti-Graft and Corrupt Practices Act and Republic Act 6713 or the Code of Ethics and Ethical Standards.

Police said the couple underwent finger printing and mugshot.

The two were temporarily freed after posting P30,000 bail each for RA 3019 and P10,000 each for RA 6713.