Morato, 2 others granted bail

Posted at Jun 07 2013 05:32 PM | Updated as of Jun 08 2013 01:32 AM

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MANILA - The Sandiganbayan First Division grants the bail petition of 3 former officers of the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office who are accused in the P366 million plunder case involving PCSO funds.

They include former PCSO chair Manuel "Manoling" Morato and former board officials Sergio Valencia and Raymundo Roquero.

In its resolution, the Sandiganbayan said the evidence presented against Morato, Valencia and Roquero do not show proof of their guilt.

Meanwhile, the petition for bail for former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo is still pending.

Six more accused with the alleged misuse of PCSO funds are not included in the latest resolution.

ANC TOP STORY, June 7, 2013