Corona’s daughter, in-law own P43.5-million properties

MANILA (Updated) – Chief Justice Renato Corona’s daughter and son-in-law purchased three properties worth P43.5 million in Quezon City alone, documents subpoenaed by the prosecution panel shows.
Appearing as witness for the prosecution panel Thursday, acting Quezon City Register of Deeds Carlo Alcantara said the three properties were under the name of Corona’s daughter, Carla, and son-in-law, Constantino Castillo III.
The Castillo’s Quezon City properties are as follows:
1) P18-million property in La Vista sold by Erlinda Castro to Carla (TCT No. 004-2010007780 from TCT No. 88985);
2) P15-million property in Diliman sold by Myrla Nelad-Bajar to Constantino (TCT No. N-125683);
3) and a P10.5-million property in Cubao sold by Daniel G. Encia to Constantino (TCT No. RT-20758)
In a press briefing after Thursday’s impeachment trial, the prosecution panel hinted the possibility of Corona’s children being used as “dummies” to hide properties acquired through ill-gotten wealth.
“We will get there,” lead prosecutor Niel Tupas Jr. of Iloilo said when asked if his team could prove if the Chief Justice’s children do not have the capacity to buy such properties.
“We will see if they have legitimate sources of income or baka nagamit lang ‘yung mga anak,” he added.
MANILA. Atty. Randy Rutaquio, Taguig City Registrar of Deeds, appears before the impeachment court as the third witness of the House prosecution panel on the second article of impeachment against Chief Justice Renato Corona. (Contributed photo)
Taguig Pateros Register of Deeds Randy Rutaquio, another witness of the prosecution panel, also presented documents showing a P6.1-milion McKinley Hill property purchased by Corona’s other daughter, Charina, with her father as attorney-in-fact. It was purchased in October 2008.
Among the documents submitted to the court on Thursday were land titles for Corona properties in Taguig City, Quezon City, and Marikina City.
The impeachment court also directed Thursday the defense and prosecution panels in the trial of Corona to submit their positions on what Article II — the allegation that Corona failed to disclose his net worth — covers.
The defense has a continuing objection to prosecutors presenting evidence to alleged ill-gotten wealth; a charge they say is not contained in the complaint.
Senator Francis Escudero asked Tupas, one of the authors of the impeachment complaint, to submit a memorandum clarifying Article II.
MANILA. Fourth witness Atty. Carlo Alcantara of the Quezon City Registrar of Deeds. (Contributed photo)
Article II states that the Chief Justice is guilty of betrayal of public trust and culpable violation of the Constitution for failing to disclose his statements of assets, liabilities and net worth (SALN).
Escudero said the prosecution panel stated in Article II that Corona: 1) failed to disclose his SALN, 2) failed to declare properties in SALN, and 3) properties may have been acquired as ill-gotten wealth.
Asking for clarification, Escudero said the rules state that “each article must accuse the respondent of a singular act.”
Former justice Serafin Cuevas has raised the same argument, saying Article II only deals with his client’s alleged failure to file his SALNs.
Those SALNs are now in the hands of the impeachment court, and Cuevas has said this proves Corona followed the law. He said any evidence to show ill-gotten wealth would be inadmissible since that allegation was not made properly.

MANILA. Atty. Sedfrey Garcia, of Marikina City Registrar of Deeds, also appears as the fifth witness. (Contributed photo)
He said complaints have to be based on ultimate facts, and based on personal knowledge that the allegations are true. But the prosecution has been alleging ill-gotten wealth based on reports. “The basis of the allegation is suspicion,” he said.
Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile agreed with this assessment, saying it would be problematic to argue on “secret bank accounts” and the allegedly illegal acquisition of assets. He allowed questions on Corona’s unit at the Bellagio in Taguig City, however.
He said Cuevas can object each time ill-gotten wealth is brought up, and then he will rule on each. He also noted the continuing objection from the defense.
He added it remains to be seen whether the impeachment court will accept land titles and other documents as proof.
Meanwhile, Tupas said it will be an “interesting week” next week as more documents in the possession of the prosecution panel are expected to be presented.
“We are in possession of documents and information that we will present to the impeachment tribunal that the public does not know of yet,” he added.
The impeachment trial will resume on Tuesday. Besides the city assessors and register of deeds of six Metro Manila cities, Commissioner Kim Jacinto-Henares of the Bureau of Internal Revenue is also expected to be presented as a witness.
Corona was impeached on the strength of a complaint signed by 188 members of the House of Representativesin December but his lawyers said the complaint was invalid because there was no attempt to determine probable cause. (Sunnex)

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