QUEZON Rep. David “Jayjay” Suarez questioned the timing of the grievance that was filed in opposition to him earlier than the Fee on Elections (Comelec) for alleged unlawful disbursement of funds that had been used within the 2019 mid-term elections.
In a cellphone interview with The Manila Instances on Wednesday, Suarez additionally stated that he wished to see the proof, referring to the 90-page affidavit, filed by Eduardo Salcedo, Virgilio Paran, Noel Buenavista and Jose Pasia, all from Tiaong, Quezon, earlier than the Comelec Legislation Workplace on Feb. 15, 2022.
“I can not touch upon one thing that I have never learn [pertaining to the 90-page complaint affidavit] and I need to see the proof that they’ve introduced,” stated Suarez.
“Second, I’m questioning the timing of such circumstances being filed in that case. Bakit ngayon lang kung mag-eeleksyon (Why solely now, through the election season? ). So positively this has one thing to do with the Might 2022 election,” he added.
Suarez branded the grievance as a”determined political transfer by our opponents within the province”, as he expressed confidence that “no regulation has been damaged and no actions unlawful in nature have been performed throughout my tenure”.
“All of those are malicious, baseless and a part of an orchestrated demolition job, ” Suarez stated.
Rep. Suarez stated he would make a proper media assertion after consulting along with his authorized workforce and reviewing the entire paperwork filed on the Comelec.