Janet Napoles transferred to Makati hospital

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Alleged pork barrel queen Janet Lim-Napoles was transferred from her detention cell in Laguna to the Ospital ng Makati Monday night to undergo surgery. Accompanied by a police convoy, Napoles was moved into a small air-conditioned room with its own bathroom. On Tuesday, April 1, Napoles will go through a medical “workup period” to determine if she is healthy enough to undergo surgery. On March 28, a Makati court granted Napoles’ petition for hospital treatment to remove a myoma in her uterus. She had wanted to be confined at the more posh St Luke’s Medical Center in Taguig City, citing her “bad experience” at government facilities, but was instead allowed to stay at the Ospital ng Makati. The prosecution opposed her stay in St Luke’s.

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