De Lima: ‘I was not informed’

NO HARD FEELINGS. Justice Secretary Leila de Lima in a file photo

Justice Secretary Leila de Lima on Thursday, August 29, admitted she was not informed about details pertaining to surrender plans of Janet Lim-Napoles, the alleged mastermind of a multi-billion pork barrel scam. She however knew about the surrender feelers sent to the Palace. De Lima, who has been leading the investigation into Napoles, said she respects the decision of the President. Napoles had indicated she wanted to surrender only to President Benigno Aquino III, indicating she (Napoles) was uncomfortable with surrendering to agents of the National Bureau of Investigation who have been investigating and pursuing her. “Whatever I feel or the feelings I have does not matter. I am a public servant,” De Lima said.

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