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Daming trip! Doy Leachon seeks Sandiganbayan nod to go to Japan, Denmark

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Oriental Mindoro Representative Paulino Salvador Leachon has asked the Sandiganbayan 4th Division to permit him to go to Denmark and Japan.

“Accused binds himself that he will return to the Republic of the Philippines the soonest time he is through with these official travels and will continuously discharge his duties and responsibilities to the people of the first district of Oriental Mindoro,” read his motion to travel.

Leachon informed the court that he will be Denmark from Oct. 18 to 25 to attend the 18th Anti-Corruption Conference.

After which, he will be in Japan from Octo. 28 to Nov.r 4 to meet the Filipino community.

Leachon is facing a graft case before the Sandiganbayan concerning the misuse of government-owned dump trucks in 2011.

Under the case, Leachon, who was Calapan City mayor at that time, allegedly allowed the use of the city’s dump trucks to a private individual without any payment.