Former First Lady Imelda Marcos Set to Appeal Conviction Before the Supreme Court
IMELDA MARCOS – Former First Lady and now Ilocos Norte Representative Imelda Marcos will appeal her conviction before the Supreme Court.
The Sandiganbayan previously charged former First Lady Imelda Romualdez Marcos guilty of graft. It is in line with her alleged using of her cabinet position in maintaining the Swiss bank accounts.
The Marcos matriarch was charged with seven counts of graft. She is sentenced to not less than six years and one month up to eleven years of imprisonment for every count of graft.
Former First Lady Marcos was not around during the promulgation of the decision of the Sandiganbayan. She filed a leave of court and appealed for post-conviction remedies.
Former First Lady Imelda Marcos posted a bail of Php 150.000.00 while waiting for the decision of the Sandiganbayan on her appeal for post-conviction remedies.
The Sandiganbayan has yet to decide over the post-conviction remedies filed by the wife of the late former President Ferdinand Marcos Sr.
Recently, an update regarding the issue crossed the surface. Based on the social media post on the Twitter page of Rappler, the former First Lady is going to appeal her conviction to the Supreme Court.
Based on the post, Marcos told the Sandiganbayan about it. The decision is despite the absence of the verdict of the Sandiganbayan over her post-conviction remedies.
Imelda Marcos tells the Sandiganbayan she is going to appeal her conviction before the Supreme Court, even though the Sandiganbayan has not decided on her post-conviction remedies yet. || via @lianbuan pic.twitter.com/75v1ljyPkF
— Rappler (@rapplerdotcom) November 27, 2018
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