UPDATE: But it doesn't really mean na hindi mare-reinstate yang kaso na yan, katulad ng nangyari kay Ellen Tordesillas, kung mapikon ulit sa iyo si Kuya Mike. Kasi we know a) Mike (heck, the admin!) is capable of doing it, kahit na alam nating harassment lang ito sa media. b) The cases are not settled, just withdrawn.
More from Ellen:
I posted bail (P10,500.00) in the sala of Judge Silvino T. Pampilo, Jr. of Branch 26 of the Manila Regional Trial Court. Arraignment is set on Oct. 25, 2006 at 8:30 a.m.
I was with former Sen. Francisco Tatad, who was also issued an arrest warrant on the same case filed by Mike Arroyo.
The warrant of arrest stemmed from an article that appeared in the May 19, 2004 issue of Malaya quoting Tatad identifying Mike Arroyo as the chief “cheating” operator.
I attended he preliminary investigation way back in 2004. A few months ago, Tatad and I were dropped from the case. Mike Arroyo, however, petitioned that we should be re-instated in the case.
His wish was granted and the warrant of arrest was issued last Friday. Malaya informed me late this morning about it. I understand the two cases (the original and our re-instatement) will be consolidated.
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