At least 10 convicted drug lords are ready to testify against Senator Leila De Lima regarding the underground market of illegal drugs inside the New Bilibid Prison.
According to Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre, the convicts has already given their sworn statements which will be presented to the Congress on the following week.
Aguirre also said that 8 of these high-profile inmates, which includes Herbert Colangco, were transferred to the custody of Intelligence Service of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (ISAFP) because there have already been threats to take their lives inside Bilibid.
He also said that all papers, including the affidavits of the inmates, that will detail theprocess of how Senator De Lima allegedly collects drug moneyinside the New Bilibid Prison along with her rumoured lover, Ronnie Dayan.
Netizens on Facebook reacted to this story, and they were all just disappointed but not surprised anymore, with the way Philippine politics and big money are moved.
One netizen said, “It's magical how these convicted criminals managed to continue their drug trades inside NBP? As a common tao, hindi ako naniniwala na walang kasangkot na mataas na opisyal ng gobyerno ang mga iyan. Let the truth come out.”