Petitioners have asked the officials comprising the Commission on Elections’ (Comelec) Second Division to recuse themselves from the Commission en banc’s review of the case seeking to revoke the candidacy of presidential aspirant Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr.
“Other reliefs just, consistent and equitable under the premises likewise prayers for as: (a) the automatics and mandatory inhibition of the members of the Second Division of the Commission from considering this Motion for Partial Reconsideration and (b) a finding by this Commission En Banc as to the circumstances behind the use of the intemperate and improper language by the Second Division,” the petitioners, led by Fr. Christian Buenafe, said in a 24-page motion for partial reconsideration, filed through their counsel Theodore Te.
The petitioners saidd that the Second Division violated their “right to have their petition adjudicated by an impartial quasi-judicial tribunal.”The Second Division is composed of Presiding Commissioner Socorro Inting and member Commissioners Antonio Kho and Rey Bulay. Read More