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× Sandiganbayan preventively suspends Maguindanao mayor

MANILA, Philippines -- Mayor Datu Sajid Islam Ampatuan of Shariff Saydona Mustapha town in Maguindanao was ordered preventively suspended for 90 days by Sandiganbayan while investigation of graft, malversation, and falsification charges against him is being conducted.

According to the resolution dated October 1, Sandiganbayan's Sixth Division refuted claims by Ampatuan that he should not be suspended…