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MANILA -- Senator Jose "Jinggoy" Estrada on Monday refused to enter a plea on allegations of plunder on his involvement in the Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) scam.
In explaining why he opted not to enter a plea, Estrada said he has a pending petition before the Supreme Court questioning the Ombudsman's decision charging him with plunder and 11 counts of violation of the Anti-Graft Law.
On 11 counts of graft, Estrada also refused to enter a plea.
Six other co-accused of Estrada were arraigned Monday and they also refused to enter a plea so the court entered "not guilty plea" on their behalf.
The Accused has seven days to enter a plea of guilty or not guilty.
If the Accused decides to enter a plea immediately, a plea of guilty or not guilty on one or more counts will be entered.
If the Accused fails to enter a plea during the initial appearance hearing or within seven days, the Contempt Judge may decide to enter a plea of not guilty on the Accused's behalf.
We agreed he would enter a plea to the charge and get six years in prison.
On Monday, Orr's attorney told Cromer that his client would be willing to enter a plea for a nine-year prison sentence.
Ventura Superior Court Judge Ken Riley also entered a not-guilty plea to first-degree murder and a denial to all the special allegations - kidnapping and attempted rape - on behalf of Sanchez, who declined to enter a plea during his scheduled arraignment.
Meyers, expected to enter a plea Monday in federal court, faces a maximum sentence of one year in jail, a fine of $100,000 and a year of supervised release under the plea agreement, officials said.
Kriegler said the three remaining defendants may enter a plea agreement on that day, or if they don't, a date for trial will be set.