Sandiganbayan convicts ten Romblon officials over graft charges

DAVAO CITY, Philippines — The Sandiganbayan convicted former Romblon mayor Leo Merida, Sangguniang Bayan (SB) members over purchase of P13.5-million heavy equipment purchase. The Sandiganbayan convicted former Romblon mayor Leo Merida, Sangguniang Bayan (SB) members Melben Mesana, Gerry Mijares, Mariano Mateo, Francisco Mayor, Jr., Chris Mazo, Ramon Magallon, Edler Robis, Rafael Riano and Bryant Riano of violation of  the …