Former Philippine president Gloria Arroyo waves to photographers from a vehicle after appearing in court in 2012. File photo: AFP Former Philippine president Gloria Arroyo waves to photographers from a vehicle after appearing in court in 2012. File photo: AFP
Former Philippine president Gloria Arroyo waves to photographers from a vehicle after appearing in court in 2012. File photo: AFP

Philippine court clears former president Arroyo of plunder, orders her freed

The Supreme Court’s ruling paves the way for Arroyo, 69, to walk out of the Veterans Memorial Medical Centre, where she has been detained since October 2012

Former Philippine president Gloria Arroyo waves to photographers from a vehicle after appearing in court in 2012. File photo: AFP Former Philippine president Gloria Arroyo waves to photographers from a vehicle after appearing in court in 2012. File photo: AFP
Former Philippine president Gloria Arroyo waves to photographers from a vehicle after appearing in court in 2012. File photo: AFP
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