Malas na apelyido: Ombudsman slaps charges vs Polangui Mayor Sampal

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The mayor of Polangui town in Albay suffered a double slap for failing to carry out a waste disposal program as mandated by the Solid Waste Management Act of 2000.

Mayor Cherilie Sampal – whose name means slap – faces not only charges from the Office of the Ombudsman, but also a suspension for the omission.

Also ordered suspended by the Office of the Ombudsman was Daraga town Mayor Gerry Jaucian, but Jaucian was already dead.

Ordered suspended as well were several councilors from both towns.