Napoles to be a state witness

After Justice Secretary Leila De Lima’s one-on-one meeting with Napoles, De Lima said, “she desires to be a state witness and we would look into what could be done.” The secretary said napoles have told everything she knew regarding the participation in “pork scandal” of three senators. According to De Lima the government now has a strong case against Revilla, Enrile, and Estrada.

Janet Lim-Napoles appears before the Senate hearing on alleged corruption

Moreover, Napoles have included 19 more senators in the said scandal. Senator Santiago said that in this case, “I believe that there are strong reasons based on the Constitution and the Senate Rules, for recalling Ms. Napoles to the witness stand.”

Senators of the Republic have urged to have Napoles in the Senate hearing to tell all the truth including the names of 19 more senators.

Malacanang said, “The symbol of justice of this country is a blind-folded lady carrying the scales of justice and that means there is no fear or favor in the exercise of our responsibility to bring to the bar of justice those involved in the alleged misuse of public funds,” when asked what if Napoles will include administration senators.

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