SC nixes Vizconde's 2nd appeal, says Webb's acquittal is final

Saying its acquittal of the suspects in the 1991 Vizconde massacre is already final, the Supreme Court has denied Lauro Vizconde’s second attempt to have the high court’s ruling reversed.

In a resolution issued last Tuesday (Feb. 15), the court en banc (full court) said Vizconde’s second motion for reconsideration is a “prohibited pleading” under Section 2, Rule 52 of the Rules of Civil Procedure.

The SC also denied Vizconde’s motion seeking the inhibition of Associate Justices Roberto Abad and Conchita Carpio-Morales.

The high tribunal added that Vizconde’s motion for inhibition is junked “in view of the finality” of its Dec. 14, 2010 decision that acquitted Hubert Webb, son of former Sen. Freddie Webb, and six of his co-accused.

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