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Sunod sunod ang panalo: Another graft rap vs. ex-Caloocan mayor Echiverri dismissed

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Former Caloocan City mayor Enrico Echiverri has secured another graft dismissal from the Sandiganbayan.

The Sandiganbayan 3rd Division has issued a resolution which granted his demurrer to evidence which dismissed the graft case concerning the alleged 2011 anomalous drainage system project.

“In these cases, the Court finds that the prosecution has failed to discharge the said burden [of proving accused’s guilt beyond reasonable doubt],” read the anti-graft court’s resolution.

“Thus, the Court is constrained to grant the accused’s demurrer to evidence for lack of sufficient evidence to warrant their conviction for the crimes charged against them,” it ruled.

The case concerns the P1.962 million contract the city entered with the Golden 3T Construction.

The deal allegedly was made without securing the approval of the city council.