Two more votes for guilty verdict, six more for acquittal
() - May 29, 2012 - 4:13pm

 MANILA, Philippines - Two more votes in favor of Article 2 of the impeachment complaint and Chief Justice Corona would be the first official of the country to be  found guilty of committing an impeachable offense.

As of this posting, 11 senator-judges voted that Corona is guilty of failing to declare all his assets, including $2.4 million and P80 million, in his statements of assets, liabilities and networth.

Senators Edgardo Angara, Alan Peter Cayateno, Pia Cayetano, Franklin Drilon, Francis Edcudero , Jinggoy Estrada, TG Guingona, Gringo Honasan, Panfilo Lacson, Lito Lapid, Loren Legarda, Sergio Osmeña, Francis Pangilinan, Aquilino Pimentel III voted that Corona is "guilty" of the offense.

However, Senators Joker Arroyo, Miriam Defensor-Santiago and Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr/ voted to acquit Corona in Article 2.

Corona would be found guilty of an impeachable offense if two-thirds of the Senate members voted in favor of an article of impeachment, while one-third of the votes is needed for his acquittal. 

ALAN PETER CAYATENO AQUILINO PIMENTEL CHIEF JUSTICE CORONA FRANCIS EDCUDERO FRANCIS PANGILINAN GRINGO HONASAN JINGGOY ESTRADA LITO LAPID LOREN LEGARDA MARCOS JR MIRIAM DEFENSOR-SANTIAGO AND FERDINAND
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