The Sandiganbayan third Division has upheld the indictment of former Vice President Jejomar Binay Sr. and his son, dismissed Makati City mayor Jejomar Erwin “Junjun” Binay Jr., within the anomalous building of the P2.2 billion automotive park building.
“After a careful evaluation of the records of the present cases, this Court finds the existence of probable cause in each of the cases for the issuance of warrants of arrest against all the accused including accused-movants, and to hold them for trial,” the anti-graft acknowledged in a decision.
Since they already posted bail after charges have been filed towards them, the courtroom not issued arrest warrants.
Meanwhile, the courtroom set the arraignment of the 2 Binays this September 29.
Records present the development of the P2.2 billion Makati automotive park challenge was accomplished in 5 phases plus one design section and spanned by way of the mayoral phrases of father and son.
Under the charges, the 2 Binays have been accused of getting skipped the required public bidding and awarded the design of the building to Mana Architecture and Interior Design which was discovered to have obtained round P11 million though it failed to ship authorized plans and specs beneath the its contract.
The Binays have been additionally accused of getting rigged the bidding course of in awarding the three building contracts totaling P1.486 billion to Hilmarc’s Construction Corporation regardless of the absence of authorized price range appropriation, challenge plan, and specs. Even the required publication of the invitation to bid in an area newspaper was falsified.
The funds to Hilmarc’s have been made though the Binays have been conscious that the contractor’s accomplishment reviews haven’t any supporting paperwork.