The Ombudsman has did not ask former Vice President Jejomar C. Binay to reply the allegations in opposition to him over the development of the Makati Science High School, disregarding due course of and violating his Constitutional rights.
“In her haste to indict (the former Vice President), the Ombudsman committed the unforgivable act of denying him his right to answer the allegations against him,” Joey Salgado, Binay’s spokesperson stated.
He identified that the Ombudsman performed a preliminary investigation in opposition to former VP Binay throughout his time period as Vice President regardless of a constitutional prohibition.
He famous that even after the Vice President’s time period expired in July 2016, the stated company didn’t trouble to get his official reply to the allegations.
Salgado stated this exhibits “hypocrisy” on the a part of the Ombudsman, who had earlier known as for respect for human rights and due course of for victims of alleged extra-judicial killings, he stated.
“The Ombudsman cannot claim to speak for rights and due process when she herself observes them selectively,” Salgado stated.
He additionally disclosed that the previous vice chairman “will definitely ask for a reinvestigation.”
Binay spokesman additionally pressured that the “hasty indictment” additionally exhibits that the Ombudsman continues to be bent on persecuting the previous Vice President and his household, which started through the earlier administration.
“This only proves our point: that even after the Liberal Party has ended its reign, the Ombudsman continues to pursue the game plan against former VP Binay contained in the yellow playbook,” he added.