SOURCE: Press and Public Affairs Bureau
29 May 2012 11:18:02 AM
"Your honors, this impeachment trial was conducted for the most noble of purposes. It was conducted in search of the truth," declared House Speaker Feliciano Belmonte, Jr., when he delivered the closing statement for the House prosecution panel during the last day of the impeachment trial of Supreme Court Chief Justice Renato C. Corona on May 28, 2012 before the Philippine Senate sitting as an impeachment court presided over by Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile. Attentively seated listening to the Speaker's call are the following members of the prosecution panel headed by Rep. Niel Tupas, Jr. with Deputy Speaker Raul Daza; Rep. Joseph Emilio Abaya; Rep. Rodolfo Fariñas; Rep. Reynaldo Umali; Rep. Kaka J. Bag-ao; Marlyn Primicias-Agabas; Rep. Neri Colmenares; Rep. Giorgidi Aggabao; Rep. Sherwin Tugna; and Rep. Elpidio Barzaga, Jr.