Ombudsman Merceditas Gutierrez Impeachment hearing starts

The justice committee of the Philippines’ House of Representative has started the first impeachment hearing against Ombudsman Merceditas Gutierrez at past 10AM today.

Gutierrez was not present in the hearing but was represented by her lawyer Anacleto Diaz. Diaz said that his client will not “avoid or skirt the proceedings.”

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