De Lima says prosecution plan to amend charges a sign of weak case

Sen. Leila De Lima INQUIRER FILE PHOTO/LYN RILLON

The State prosecutors’ plan to revise the drug trafficking charges they filed against Senator Leila De Lima is an “admission of their lack of evidence,” the senator said on Thursday.

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Palace ‘no comment’ on SC junking of De Lima’s petition

Malacañang has declined to give comment on the decision of the Supreme Court (SC), junking the petition of detained Senator Leila de Lima to recall the arrest warrant and dismiss the drug charges filed against her.

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De Lima wants NBI to probe peddler of fake offshore bank accounts

De Lima wants NBI to probe peddler of fake offshore bank accounts

Sen. Leila de Lima urged the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) on Saturday to investigate the man allegedly behind the peddling of fake offshore bank accounts of her and Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV.

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Velasco rebuts De Lima, says he never pushed for acquittal of a ‘drug lord’

Velasco rebuts De Lima, says he never pushed for acquittal of a ‘drug lord’

Supreme Court (SC) Associate Justice Presbitero J. Velasco, Jr. refuted on Friday Senator Leila De Lima’s claims that he lobbied for the acquittal of a so-called drug lord at the New Bilibid Prision (NBP) in 2009.

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De Lima wants Velasco to inhibit from deliberating drug case

De Lima wants Velasco to inhibit from deliberating drug case

Detained Senator Leila De Lima on Thursday asked Supreme Court Associate Justice Presbitero Velasco to inhibit himself from participating in hearing her petition that seeks the nullification of the arrest warrant issued by the Muntinlupa regional trial court and stop her indictment for drug-related charges.

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