Cong. Arnie Teves Requested for 2-Month Leave from House
ARNIE TEVES – The camp of the Negros Oriental 3rd District Representative revealed the decision of House Spaker Martin Romualdez regarding his request for a two-month leave.
Negros Oriental 3rd District Representative Arnie Teves is accused by one of the suspects in the killing of Governor Roel Degamo as the alleged “mastermind” behind the plot. Three (3) suspects were arrested by the authorities a few hours since the attack at the house of the Degamos in Pamplona.
Men wearing pixelated uniforms entered the compound of Gov. Degamo in the town where his wife, Mayor Janice Degamo, also leads. The attack to the Governor also led to the death of his ally and several civilians who were at his home to seek for help.
Mayor Janice called for justice to the national government over the Governor’s death and the passing of several people – to which the national government assured. The authorities have expressed that they already finalizing the investigation.
Amid the accusation, Cong. Arnie Teves has yet to return to the Philippines. He was in the United States when the attack happened but his travel clearance has expired last March 9. He has requested for a two-month leave from the House of Representatives.
Recently, the camp of Cong. Arnie Teves revealed the decision of House Speaker Martin Romualdez on his request for a two-month leave from the House of Representatives. Based on a report on ABS-CBN News, the House Speaker declined the request of the Negros Oriental 3rd District Representative.
Teves is given until March 20 to come home to the Philippines. His camp previously said that he is concerned about his and his family’s safety. The authorities assured him of security when he returns to the country.
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