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SC endorses one of its own as next Ombudsman

The Supreme Court has thrown its full support behind one of its own to be the country s next top graft buster. In its weekly full-court session on Tuesday, the high tribunal unanimously recommended Associate Justice Samuel Martires to succeed Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales, herself a former justice, when Morales seven-year tenure as Ombudsman ends on July 26. Martires was among three Sandiganbayan justices who had approved the controversial plea bargain deal between retired military comptroller Carl

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