Malvar Mayor Reyes fired for buying lot owned by children
Malvar, Batangas Mayor Cristela Reyes has been dismissed from service over the alleged anomalous purchase of a lot for a high school construction.
The Office of the Ombudsman slapped her with the dismissal order after finding her guilty of grave of grave misconduct.
Apart from dismissal, Reyes was also meted with the accessory penalties of cancellation of eligibility, prohibition from taking civil service examination, forfeiture of retirement benefits and perpetual disqualification from holding public office.
The Ombudsman issued the order after it found that the lot which was purchased was allegedly owned by her children.
The lot was purchased as the site for the construction of the Santiago National High School.
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