Graft court Sandiganbayan ordered the suspension North Cotabato Governor Nancy Catamco for the malversation and graft charges filed against her over the fertilizer fund scam fifteen years ago.
In a report by DZRH New Tuesday, July 9, it stated that Catamco was suspended by the 6th Division of Sandiganbayan for 90 days her alleged involvement in the P5 million fertilizer fund scam that includes her former husband Pompey Perez and former Poro, Cebu Mayor Edgar Rama.
The respondents each posted a P110,000 bailbond last year.
The couple were accused of overpricing their delivered products by as much as P4.58 million.
Catamco and Perez allegedly conspired with Rama in the delivery of the supposed overpriced liquid fertilizers to the local government of Poro.
The 3,333 bottles of Vitacrop liquid organic fertilizer was said to have been marked up by as much as P1,092 per bottle.