7 Sep 2012

Eight named to CNMI impeachment committee

1:16 pm on 7 September 2012

The Speaker of the House in the Northern Marianas, Eli Cabrera, has appointed a Special Committee on Impeachment to review the resolution initiating impeachment proceedings against the Governor Benigno Fitial.

The resolution details 16 alleged felonies, neglect of duty and corruption committed by Mr Fitial.

The committee has four members from each from the two factions in the House.

It has 30 days to consider the impeachment claims before reporting back to the House.