MANILA, May 7 (Mabuhay) â€“ Former Senate President Jovito Salonga was served a warrant of arrest Monday morning over the alleged sale of a condo unit in Tagaytay City in 1997.
Pasig City regional trial court branch 125 issued a warrant for Salongaâ€™s arrest on estafa raps filed by a certain Dr. Restituto Buenviaje.
Pasig City police served the warrant at Salongaâ€™s home on Acacia Street, Valle Verde Subdivision in Pasig City but failed to arrest him because he was ill.
Instead, Salongaâ€™s son, Steve Salonga, went with police.
Buenviaje filed the estafa charges against Salonga and other respondents over the alleged sale of a condo unit in Tagaytay in 1997, which remained unfinished.
The older Salonga is a former Senate President and a stalwart of the Liberal Party of President Aquino. (MNS)