MANILA, Philippines – Chief Justice Diosdado Peralta on Friday dismissed public apprehensions that his appointment as the top magistrate could affect the poll protest in favor of former senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos.
Peralta whose hometown is Laoag City, Ilocos Norte was the author of the decision that allowed former president Ferdinand Marcos to be buried at the Libingan ng mga Bayani.
“It is not correct (to say) that I have been favoring the Marcoses. This is only the decision that I favor the Marcoses. It is only in the burial,” he told reporters.
“In the case of the burial, there is no law or even a resolution prohibiting the bur…
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