DOTr lawyers deny politics behind raps vs Aquino men on MRT deal

          President Rodrigo Duterte had prior knowledge of the plunder complaint filed against the former Cabinet members of then President Benigno Aquino III over the Metro Rail Transit's (MRT-3) alleged anomalous maintenance deal.   This was revealed by the Department of Transportation (DOTr) lawyers who filed the complaint before the Office of the Ombudsman on Tuesday against former Transportation Secretaries Mar Roxas and Jun Abaya, and other former government officials.   But Reinier Yebra, DOTr undersecretary for legal affairs and procurement, denied that the case filed was politically motivated.   "Regard...

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