Court allows Daraga Mayor Baldo to post bail

MANILA, Philippines --- The prosecutor's failure to file a case against suspended Mayor Carlwyn Baldo of Daraga, Albay, has prompted the Legazpi City Regional Court Branch 10 to grant his request to post bail amounting P3 million or a surety bond worth P4 million. In a seven-page order, Branch 10 Judge Maria Theresa San Juan-Loquillano pointed out that no case had been filed against Baldo in court. Baldo is the suspected brains behind the killing of Ako Bicol Rep. Rodel Batocabe and his police escort, SPO2 Orlando Diaz. Last Jan. 22, 2019, members of the Philippine National Police Criminal Investigation and Detection Group in Region 5 arrested the mayor after discovering fir...

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