SC rejects Napoles bid for temporary release amid COVID-19 pandemic

The Supreme Court has dismissed the plea of businesswoman Janet Lim Napoles to be temporarily released from detention on humanitarian grounds amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

6/16/2021 6:01:00 PM

The Supreme Court has dismissed the plea of businesswoman Janet Lim Napoles to be temporarily released from detention on humanitarian grounds amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Supreme Court has dismissed the plea of businesswoman Janet Lim Napoles to be temporarily released from detention on humanitarian grounds amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

But in a 13-page resolution made public on Wednesday, the high court denied her bid, citing her earlier conviction."Napoles' allegation is a question of fact which is not within the province of this Court to determine. Neither can the Court take judicial notice of her medical condition," the ruling read.

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"However, even assuming that she is indeed suffering from diabetes, that, in itself, is not sufficient to grant her provisional liberty, post-conviction," it added, further noting that one's presumption of innocence and Constitutional right to bail end"after the accused's conviction of a capital offense."

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