July 19, 2011. After four years in hiding, former Maguindanao election supervisor Lintang Bedol surrendered to COMELEC. DILG Sec. Jesse Robredo facilitated his surrender. On the same day, Bedol started serving his six-month jail term for direct contempt, in connection with the 2007 poll fraud allegations.
Also on the Covers:
- Bulletin: Caloocan City Mayor Recom Echiverri, who stood defiant even after the Ombudsman ordered a six-month preventive suspension, in relation to GSIS irregularities in the city
Front Pages 2011 is Pinoy Index’s way of looking back at notable events of 2011, as presented on the front page of the three leading broadsheet newspapers in the country: the Manila Bulletin, the Philippine Daily Inquirer, and the Philippine Star.