She is allowed to apply for bail.
The Philippines' anti-corruption court on Friday ordered the arrest of former first lady Imelda Marcos after finding her guilty on seven counts of graft during the two-decade rule of her husband and former dictator, Ferdinand Marcos.
The court ordered Marcos, a congresswoman, to serve six to 11 years in jail for each of the seven counts of graft.
Former first lady and Ilocos Norte Rep. Imelda Marcos.
The court disqualified Marcos from holding public office but she can remain a member of the powerful House of Representatives while appealing the decision.
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Marcos, 89, famous for a huge collection of shoes, jewellery and artwork, is facing dozens of protracted graft cases that have hounded her since her family was toppled in an army-backed popular uprising in 1986.
In the 21 years that President Ferdinand Marcos was in power, he and his wife became infamous for amassing billions of dollars, with funds funnelled into Swiss bank accounts.
"(This is still a victory because as to the local companies, we presented former Prime Minister Cesar Virata and according to his testimony, the former first lady's participation can not be directly pinpointed so we do not feel that bad as to the local corporation)".
Imelda Marcos was acquitted Friday in three other cases, which were filed in 1991 and took almost three decades of trial by several judges and prosecutors. After an appeal the convictions were eventually quashed in the Supreme Court in 1998.
President Rodrigo Duterte, an ally of the Marcoses, said previous year the Marcos family had indicated a willingness to return a still-unspecified amount of money and "a few gold bars" to help ease budget deficits.