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Imelda Marcos convicted of corruption charges


A Philippine court has found the country’s former first lady Imelda Marcos guilty of corruption charges and ordered her arrest. A Philippine court has found the country’s former first lady Imelda Marcos guilty of corruption charges and ordered her arrest. Marcos said in a statement that the decision was being studied by one of her lawyers who notified the Marcos family that he intends to appeal against the decision. Imelda Marcos’ husband, ex-president Ferdinand Marcos, was ousted by an army-backed “people power” revolt in 1986. She was once convicted of a corruption case in 1993, but the supreme court later cleared her of any wrongdoing.


Source: Irish Independent November 09, 2018 09:01 UTC



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