Ombudsman indicts former Secretary Abaya, 16 others over P4.2 billion MRT maintenance contract

DAVAO CITY (June 25) — Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales found probable cause to charge former Department of Transportation (DOTr) Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya and 16 others for violation of Section 3(e) of the Anti-Graft and Corrupt Practices Act (Republic Act No. 3019) over the anomalous MRT3 maintenance contract. Also facing charges for violation of Section …