Senator Gringo Honasan has been slapped along with his third warrant of arrest in the final 30 years.
This time, Honasan gladly posed for mugshots as a substitute of operating away like he did in two earlier events.
Honasan, a member of the Philipine Military Academy (PMA) Class of 1971, was first ordered arrested after main a 1987 coup try towards then president Corazon Aquino .
Honasan was later captured and imprisoned on a Navy ship in Manila Bay however managed to flee with the assistance of his guards who turned sympathetic along with his trigger.
Honasan turned a fugitive in 2006 when he allegedly masterminded a coup plot towards then President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo. He was arrested in November 2006 after eight months of hiding from authorities.
On Friday, Honasan voluntarily give up to the Biñan police relatively than go straight to the Sandiganbayan to post bail. This was only a day after he was issued an arrest warrant for his alleged involvement in the P10 billion pork barrel fund rip-off.
Honasan, chair of the Senate Committee on National Defense and Security, on Thursday maintained that he was “completely innocent” of the charges towards him.
“All my life I have fought everything I am accused of, and I will continue to do so,” Honasan mentioned in a press release following his order of arrest.
He ran as vp in the May 2016 national elections however misplaced to then Rep. Leni Robredo