09 Aug Ex-CDO Congressman Jaraula Now Facing Cases Due To P3 Million Fertilizer Scam
Mga higala! Former Cagayan de Oro City Congressman Constantino Jaraula is now facing new charges before the Sandiganbayan Second Division due to an alleged irregular accreditation of a non-government organization (NGO) and the release of fertilizers worth P3 million without any proof of receipt. –MB
According to a report from Manila Bulletin, Jaraula is now charged with violating Section 3(e) and (g) of R.A. 3019 or the Anti-Graft and Corrupt Practices Act and for breaching Article 217 of the Revised Penal Code.
Moreover, Jaraula is charged with the mentioned cases together with Department of Agriculture (DA) officials – Regional Technical Director Jose Quitazol Sr., Assistant Regional Directors Antonio Rosal and Eduardo Lecciones Jr. of Regional Field Unit VII, as well as Budget Officer III Ma. Regina Lumantas, Accountant III Claudia Artazo, Assistant Regional Director Martino Cajita, and Regional Technical Director Joel Rudinas of Regional Field Unit X.
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