Sandiganbayan Justice Reynaldo Cruz passes away at 64
Sandiganbayan Associate Justice Reynaldo Cruz passed away on February 21 afternoon after battling pneumonia. He was 64.
Cruz, who belongs to the anti-graft court’s Fourth Division, was appointed by former President Benigno Aquino III back in January 2016. Prior to his stint with the Sandiganbayan, he was an undersecretary at the Office of the Executive Secretary.
Cruz and the other Fourth Division members ruled that the prosecution failed to discharge its burden of providing proper pieces of evidence that could lead to the conviction of the respondents.
He was supposed to serve the anti-graft court until July 8, 2025.Read more: Manila Bulletin News
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