Former Philippine President Gloria Arroyo is now under arrest for the unbailable crime of electoral sabotage.
The information filed states that on or before May 14, 2007, Arroyo, Ampatuan, and Bedol “conspiring, confederating, and willfully helping one another in order to ensure a ’12-0’ victory for the candidates of ‘Team Unity’ did then and there willfully, feloniously and unlawfully tamper the Provincial Certificates of Canvass of Votes” in Maguindanao.
The information said this was done after a meeting in Malacanang by the three a few days before election where Arroyo personally instructed Ampatuan to ensure a “12-0” victory form candidates of Team Unity.
Ampatuan, in turn, the Information further stated, instructed Bedol , then the chairman of the Provincial Board of Canvassers in Maguindanao, to tamper the provincial certificate of canvass (PCOC), statement of votes by municipality (SOVM) , summary of the statement of vote (SSOV).
Electoral sabotage is punishable by life imprisonment.
SPD chief Franklin Bucayu confirmed that these mugshots were taken by the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group of the Philippine National Police last Saturday.
Mug shots of former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo as shown from www. mugshots.com