Ombudsman defies Palace order vs Carandang


Posted at Feb 01 2018 12:24 AM

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Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales refused to heed President Rodrigo Duterte's suspension order against Overall Deputy Ombudsman Melchor Arthur Carandang. Morales asserts, the President has no power over Carandang, citing a Supreme Court decision in 2014.

But Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo warned, the Ombudsman defiance could put her in legal trouble. - The World Tonight, ANC, January 31, 2018