filing of charges

See: accusation
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Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon said he was no longer surprised by the filing of charges against former President Benigno 'Noynoy' Aquino III before the Sandiganbayan, saying it was part of the process after the Office of the Ombudsman had found basis to pursue the case against the former leader.
The filing of charges against Senator Risa Hontiveros is a clear case of political harassment and intimidation -- one in a continuing attempt by the administration and its allies to silence the political opposition, including other colleagues, Senators Leila de Lima (drug-related before courts) and Antonio Trillanes IV (ethics before the blue ribbon), and independent institutions like the Supreme Court, the Ombudsman, and the Commission on Human Rights.
A Magdalo congressman said the filing of charges against the killers of the 44 Special Action Force (SAF) commandos in Mamasapano, Maguindanao last January 25 won't have a bearing on his plenary vote on the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL)
The court noted that to the extent that the jail inmate was challenging the fact or duration of his confinement by attacking a sheriff's filing of charges against him, the claims had to be brought in a habeas corpus petition, rather than a civil rights action.
Pending the filing of charges in the ax incident, he was held under outstanding warrants for failure to appear in one county, and burglary in another.
The Bureau of Immigration (BI) has ordered the filing of charges for violation of immigration laws against the 42 Chinese and two Malaysians recently arrested for involvement in the kidnapping of high rollers in Philippine casinos.
A day after the filing of charges, Philippine National Police (PNP) Chief Director General Ronald 'Bato' dela Rosa offered PNP's custodial center to senator Leila De Lima in case the courts order her arrest.
Origenes refused to give any statement to the media and was detained at the NBI-7 stockade pending filing of charges.
Leila de Lima on Thursday shrugged off the new drug case against her, saying the filing of charges was 'fast becoming a bad habit' of the present administration.
The filing of charges is nothing but a simple media stunt and the families are letting themselves be used by political actors who continue to pillorize President Aquino for this most unfortunate incident in his administration,' said the newly elected Senator when asked to comment on the charges.