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Philippine lawmaker arraigned for taking kickbacks

A veteran Philippine lawmaker was arraigned Friday on corruption charges for allegedly receiving millions of dollars in kickbacks from a congressional development fund. Sen. Juan Enrile declined to enter a plea for plunder, a non-bailable offence punishable by life imprisonment. The Sandiganbayan Anti-graft Court recorded a not guilty plea for him. Defence lawyer Estelito Mendoza... 
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Added July 11, 2014
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