Imelda Marcos on Friday said her counsel intends to appeal the Sandiganbayan 5th Division's decision which found her guilty in 7 counts of graft for using her Cabinet position to maintain Swiss bank accounts during the Marcos regime.
This was the common sentiment of opposition senators and other officials who lauded the Sandiganbayan's decision sentencing Marcos to a maximum of 77 years in jail for committing seven counts of graft.
"The verdict, which should see her jailed for a long time and perpetually disqualify her from holding public office, shows us how Imelda Marcos can be held accountable for her role in the worst plunder in the nation's history".
Ferdinand Marcos, who along with his cronies was accused of pilfering $10 billion from the Philippines, fled with his family to the USA after a people's uprising ended his 20-year rule in 1986.
The family matriarch seeks to replace her daughter Imee Marcos as provincial governor, while Imee is gunning for a Senate seat.
Marcos, who is now a member of the House of Representatives, is running for a governor post in next year's general election.
She was given 30 days by the anti-graft court to explain her absence during the promulgation.
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The court's decision came almost three decades after the case was filed.
The Marcos family has refused to admit guilt on human rights abuses and corruption - including an estimated $10 billion (roughly ₱500 billion) allegedly stolen from government coffers - during the late President's term.
Anakpawis Representative Ariel Casilao hopes the Sandiganbayan's ruling would "become a precedent in running after the Marcoses with regards to their other graft cases, involving not only Imelda Marcos, but also the other Marcos siblings".
Ferdinand Marcos had placed the Philippines under martial rule a year before his term was to expire.
"At the SC, friends of Digong (President Duterte) can still reverse the decision", Sison said.
"While we note that there are still legal remedies available to Congresswoman Marcos, this latest development underscores that our country now has a working and impartial justice system that favors no one", Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said.
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