Sandigan chief is new SC justice
MANILA, Philippines — President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo has appointed Sandiganbayan Presiding Justice Diosdado Peralta to the Supreme Court, Malacañang has announced.
Peralta replaces Ruben Reyes as associate justice. Reyes retired from the post January 3 after reaching the mandatory age of 70.
Peralta is one of three justices of the Sandiganbayan Special Division that tried and convicted former president Joseph Estrada of plunder.
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