Customs official, barangay kagawad plead guilty to SALN violation
A customs operations officer and a Mandaluyong City barangay councilor have pleaded guilty to violations of asset disclosure rules.
Customs Operations Officer III Jose Dimatulac was convicted by the Pasay City Metropolitan Trial Court (MeTC) Branch 45 for 7 counts of violating Section 8 of the Code of Conduct and Ethical Standards for Public Officials and Employees. He was fined P14,000.
Meanwhile, former kagawad Saturnino Guanga was found guilty of 5 counts of the same offense and was fined P5,000.
Both officials have failed to file his Statements of Assets, Liabilities and Net Worth (SALN).