Bangued, Abra. The mayor of the town of Lacub, Abra, Estelita Bersamina was suspended today, through a Sangunian Panlalawigan resolution filed by SP Bachiller.
In a radio interview, together with her lawyer, Bersamina denied any wrong doings and filed for an immediate Temporary Restraining order (TRO) at the RTC sala of Judge Raphiel Alzate.
The TRO was granted for 72 hours and a hearing is set for Monday, January 11, 2016.
The preventive suspension, according to reports was approved by Gov. Takit Bersamin.
If the preventive suspension will be upheld, Vice Mayor Leo Barona will assume office.