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Manila : Philippines | May 24, 2012 at 5:45 AM PDT
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He was out suddenly in the middle of the trial and returned with a wheelchair.

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VIVAnews - Corruption suspect who is also Chairman of the Supreme Court of the Philippines, Renato Corona, was rushed to hospital while undergoing its first session in the Senate, Tuesday night. According to his spokesman, Corona was diagnosed having a heart attack.



Al-Jazeera, Wednesday, May 23, 2012 reported, the judge who had previously undergone heart bypass surgery, the surprise of the Senate, by walking out of the courtroom of a sudden, after giving testimony. This event also received attention throughout the country, because the trial was broadcast live.



Corona is facing corruption charges is then returned to sit in a wheelchair. "Our client was not feeling well," said the lawyer. He was admitted to the ICU for medical monitoring.



Chairman of the Senate, Juan Ponce Enrile, previously asked Corona to undergo cross-examination yesterday. However, the team doctor said the condition of Corona is not possible to follow the trial.



Corona hit by allegations of corruption and impede authorities in the arrest of former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, which is problematic for the case of electoral fraud and corruption.



Lawyer suspects given until Friday afternoon to file his defense. Then, with or without the presence of Corona, the trial will still be held.

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Philippine Senator Judges Angara and Arroyo listen as fellow Senator Judge Escudero speaks at the impeachment trial of Supreme Court Chief Justice Renato Corona at the Philippine Senate
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