Show Proof of Fraud, CBCP Head Urges Poll Complainants

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Show Proof of Fraud, CBCP Head Urges Poll Complainants


The head of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) said those alleging that there was election fraud in the May 10 polls should back up their claim with solid proof.

"I would just recommend to those who are having these objections, allegations to come out and backed their accusation with solid proof," Tandag Bishop Nereo Odchimar said.

Speaking over Church-run Radio Veritas 846 Friday, the CBCP head said there's a need for these people to substantiate their claim of wholesale fraud so as not to create doubt on the minds of the people.

"Because if your just breaking out accusations and allegations, that will be putting people into confusion and in doubt of the state of the first automated election," said Odchimar.

"If there is evidence then this should be investigated to put the minds of the people at rest," he added.

On Tuesday, an alleged whistleblower claimed that he was part of the vote padding and shaving operations during the recent elections.

Meanwhile, following his constituents' clamor on his defeat, outgoing Makati City Vice Mayor Ernesto Mercado and other losing election candidates have decided to file an election protest contesting the election and proclamation of Jejomar Erwin Binay, Jr., as winner in the mayoralty race in Makati City.

In his nine-page petition filed before the Commission on Elections (Comelec), Mercado questioned the results of the elections in all of the city's 483 precincts, charging various election anomalies, irregularities and fraud as well as rampant violations of election laws, rules and regulations allegedly carried out by the camp of Binay. …

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