Jinggoy Estrada suspended for 90 days by Sandiganbayan

Senator Jinggoy Estrada, who is facing plunder and graft charges in connection with the pork barrel scam, has been suspended for 90 days.

Jinggoy Estrada suspended

According to ANC News Alerts, the Sandiganbayan announced that it considered government prosecutors' motion for the suspension of the lawmaker on Friday, July 18, 2014.

Estrada's legal counsel, Atty. Alexis Abastillas, in an interview said effectivity of the suspension order is not immediate.

The senator's camp is expected to file a motion for consideration.