19 Nov '11, 5am

Philippines' Aquino to allow Arroyo hospital stay

Philippines' Aquino to allow Arroyo hospital stay

NUSA DUA, Indonesia: The lawyer for ex-Philippine president Gloria Arroyo Saturday challenged a court's jurisdiction to order her arrest on vote-rigging charges as she spent a second day under police guard in hospital. The 64-year-old faces the possibility of life in prison if convicted by the lower court in Manila. The court ordered her arrest on Friday after the government filed charges that she ordered the 2007 senatorial elections rigged to ensure her allies won. Her lawyer Raul Lambino said the court will hear a motion on Monday to lift the arrest warrant on the grounds the criminal suit should have been filed elsewhere. "We feel that there has been a violation of due process when they railroaded this case and filed the information at a wrong court," he told ABS-CBN television. The Arroyo camp earlier suggested the case should be dealt with by a special court, called ...

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channelnewsasia.com 18 Nov '11, 4am

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