Everything comes tovo fast. Now a warrant of arrest is issued in view of the case of electoral sabotage filed by the COMELEC against the former president now Congress woman Gloria Macapagal Arroyo. The warrant of arrest is issued by Pasay RTC a few hours after the case received.
The warrant comes after the Supreme Court issued a TRO against the Watch List Order issued by the DOJ against former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo.
Inspite of the impending arrest, president Aquino who is attending an ASEAN summit in Indonesia gave an instuction however to treat the former president with due respect as a former official of land and that her rights shall not be violated.
As of this writing, news from a network stated that the NBI are now on the way to serve the arrest warrant for former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo.
In her part, DOJ secretary De Lima call this highly dramatic event today as a triumph of justice.
Former first gentleman and Mrs. Arroyo’s husband attorney Miguel Arroyo was spcared from the case of electoral sabotage for lack of evidence. Now he could travel abroad should he decide.
Secretary De Lima however has to explain to the hig hest court why she should not be held for contempt for defying SC’s TRO and prevented the Arroyo’s from leaving the country earlier.
Update: According to live TV coverage, the warrant of arrest is already serve by the police to madam Arroyo.