The Supreme Court (SC) held an executive session with the top brass of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the Department of National Defense in connection with the pending case assailing the declaration of martial law in Mindanao following the attacks in Marawi City by the Maute group.

The Manila Times learned from court insiders that Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno and associate justices of the high court gave their nod to the plea of Solicitor General Jose Calida for a closed-door session.

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