SET junks disqualification case vs Grace Poe

MANILA, Nov. 17 (PNA) — Voting 5-4, the Senate Electoral Tribunal (SET) on Tuesday dismissed the petition seeking the disqualification of Senator Grace Poe as Senator of the Republic.

Those who voted to dismiss the petition against Poe were Senators Vicente “Tito” Sotto III, Loren Legarda, Bam Aquino, Cynthia Villar and Pia Cayetano.

Those who voted to grant the petition were Senator Nancy Binay, Associate Justices Antonio T. Carpio, Teresita J. Leonardo-De Castro and Arturo D. Brion.

Carpio chairs the SET. (PNA)