drug trade in Bilibid - updates

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Supreme Court's 9-6 ruling keeps De Lima in jail

Oct 10, 2017 - 12:11 PM

(5th UPDATE) The High Court rules the Sandiganbayan has no jurisdiction over De Lima. This means her case will not be handled by the Office of the Ombudsman, but by DOJ prosecutors who will defend their case against her before the Muntinlupa RTC.

Aguirre wants SAF out of Bilibid as drug trade 'active again'

Jun 02, 2017 - 12:50 PM

Aguirre says he is closely watching the drug inmates they turned witnesses against Senator Leila de Lima amid this creeping resurgence of drug trading

File photo of the New Bilibid Prisons (NBP) by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

De Lima arrest, Villegas vs Duterte, Project NOAH | Midday wRap

Feb 24, 2017 - 3:13 PM

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Senator Leila de Lima arrested

Feb 24, 2017 - 8:18 AM

It s my honor to be jailed for the principles I am fighting for says the fiercest critic of President Rodrigo Duterte

SURRENDER. Senator Leila de Lima steps out of the Senate building to surrender to the PNP on Friday, February 24, 2015.

Leila de Lima, Marcos burial, Tropical Storm Marce | Midday wRap

Nov 25, 2016 - 1:15 PM

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'Kailan kayo nag-climax?': Nonsense questions at the Bilibid drugs hearing

Nov 25, 2016 - 8:13 AM

Here are a few questions that we think the hearing could have done without

De Lima: House inquiry a 'spectacle' full of lies

Nov 24, 2016 - 8:47 PM

UPDATED No woman deserves to be betrayed to be treated with so much disrespect and without dignity before the public eye by any man she is with or had a relationship with says Senator Leila de Lima

Photo by Joseph Vidal/Senate PRIB

De Lima-Dayan affair, Philippine peso, Rodrigo Duterte | Evening wRap

Nov 24, 2016 - 8:19 PM

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Dayan, Espinosa: Who's telling truth on drug money for De Lima?

Nov 24, 2016 - 4:26 PM

Ronnie Dayan insists it was Senator Leila de Lima who knew Kerwin Espinosa

The House Committee on Justice reopens its investigation on November 24, 2016 into the proliferation of illegal drugs inside the National Bilibid Prison.

House turns over Dayan to PNP

Nov 24, 2016 - 3:28 PM

UPDATED The Department of Justice also grants Dayan provisional admission to the government s Witness Protection Program

The House Committee on Justice turns over custody of Ronnie Dayan to the PNP on November 24, 2016 after it concluded its investigation into the proliferation of illegal drugs inside the National Bilibid Prison.

Netizens on Dayan, De Lima questions: 'Papa Jack', 'crossing the line'

Nov 24, 2016 - 3:17 PM

Some netizens are not pleased with the line of questioning by members of the House justice committee

Lawmakers feast on De Lima-Dayan love affair

Nov 24, 2016 - 1:48 PM

UPDATED Cebu Representative Gwendolyn Garcia says the questions are necessary to establish Senator Leila de Lima s alleged links to the illegal drug trade

SIGNAL NO. 1? Majority Floor Leader Rodolfo Fariñas at the House probe into Bilibid drugs on November 24, 2016. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Ronnie Dayan denies dealing with Bilibid convicts: I don't know them

Nov 24, 2016 - 12:08 PM

Dayan also denies transactions with former Bureau of Corrections OIC Rafael Ragos contrary to Ragos earlier testimony

The House Committee on Justice reopens its investigation on November 24, 2016 into the proliferation of illegal drugs inside the National Bilibid Prison.

De Lima on lookout bulletin: I have no plans to leave PH

Oct 10, 2016 - 1:50 PM

Inosente po ako so ang guilty lang po ang tumatakas says Senator Leila de Lima who is accused of involvement in the Bilibid drug trade

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Inmates Jaybee Sebastian, Vicente Sy to testify in Bilibid drugs hearing

Oct 09, 2016 - 9:00 PM

DOJ Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II confirms Jaybee Sebastian s attendance on Monday October 10

CROSS-EXAMINER. Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre will once again present witnesses before the House committee on justice on October 10. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

House panel rejects Marcelino's testimony in Bilibid probe

Oct 06, 2016 - 2:55 PM

Lawmakers instead plan to use Lt Col Ferdinand Marcelino s testimony on the 2014 NBP raid in a separate joint hearing

NO TESTIMONY. Congressmen move to disallow Lt Col Ferdinand Marcelino from testifying on October 6. File photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

The public trial of Leila de Lima

Oct 05, 2016 - 8:00 PM

Rappler lists down all the accusations made against Senator Leila de Lima in the past 3 months and her responses

UNDER SCRUTINY. In the past weeks, one accusation after another another have been thrown at Senator Leila De Lima, the fiercest critic of President Rodrigo Duterte. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Duterte to Espino, Pangasinan execs: Sorry for 'negligence'

Sep 27, 2016 - 5:13 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte says he takes full responsibility for mistakenly linking former Pangasinan governor Amado Espino Jr and two other Pangasinan officials to illegal drugs

I'M SORRY. President Rodrigo Duterte apologizes to Pangasinan 5th District Representative Amado Espino (left) and other Pangasinan officials for being mistakenly linked to illegal drugs.

House hearing, North Korea, Gosling and Mendes | 12PM wRap

Sep 22, 2016 - 12:27 PM

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Two PNP generals mentioned at Bilibid drugs probe

Sep 22, 2016 - 9:37 AM

Police Director Joel Pagdilao and retired Deputy Director General Marcelo Garbo Jr are mentioned in two separate testimonies at the House inquiry on the alleged proliferation of drugs at the New Bilibid Prison

BILIBID WITNESS. Hans Anton Tan testifies before the House committee on justice on September 21, 2016. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Lawmaker: House Bilibid probe limited to ‘De Lima perspective’

Sep 21, 2016 - 6:32 PM

Cebu City 2nd District Representative Rodrigo Abellanosa says the House inquiry should also have witnesses outside the initiative of the DOJ so that we can have a broader perspective of what really happened in the national prison

BILIBID DRUGS PROBE. The House committee on justice resumes its inquiry into the proliferation of drugs in the National Bilibid Prison during the Aquino administration on September 21, 2016. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Why was CIDG excluded from 2014 Bilibid raid?

Sep 21, 2016 - 3:38 PM

UPDATED Police Director Benjamin Magalong says the PNP s CIDG was left out in the December 2014 Bilibid raid even if they suggested the operation in the first place

Deputy Chief for Operations of the PNP Benjamin Magalong testify before the House committee on justice on September 21, 2016 as it resumes its inquiry into the alleged drug trade inside the New Bilibid Prison.

Bilibid drug trade, Leila de Lima, Angelina-Brad divorce | 12PM wRap

Sep 21, 2016 - 12:53 PM

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Duterte on Bilibid drug probe: 'I was correct all along'

Sep 20, 2016 - 6:33 PM

President Duterte says if he were Chief Executive at the height of the Bilibid drug trade during the previous administration he would have declared martial law

VINDICATED? President Rodrigo Duterte says the House probe on prison drug trade confirms the drug matrix he showed the public. File photo by Toto Lozano/PPD

Why is Aguirre allowed to question witnesses in House probe?

Sep 20, 2016 - 4:38 PM

No rule has been violated says Majority Leader Rodolfo Fariñas

JUSTICE CHIEF. Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II attends the House probe into the proliferation of drugs at the New Bilibid Prison on September 20, 2016. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

'De Lima used DOJ number to contact convicts' – Colanggo

Sep 20, 2016 - 4:12 PM

Convict Herbert Colanggo tells a House panel he knew he talked with then justice secretary Leila de Lima as he always heard her voice on television

HERBERT COLANGGO. Convict Herbert Colanggo testifies before the House probe into the drug trade in the New Bilibid Prison on September 20, 2016. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Bilibid probe witnesses: We delivered P5-M ‘quota’ to De Lima

Sep 20, 2016 - 3:25 PM

Former Bureau of Corrections official Rafael Ragos and NBI officer Jovencio Ablen Jr claim they brought drug money to the residence of then justice secretary Leila de Lima

WITNESSES VS DE LIMA. Former BuCor officer-in-charge Rafael Ragos (left) and NBI agent Jovencio Ablen Jr (right) testify at the House probe into the drug trade in the New Bilibid Prison on September 20, 2016. Photos by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Bilibid drugs probe: Immunity granted to 6 witnesses

Sep 20, 2016 - 12:20 PM

Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II says the 6 witnesses including high profile inmates should be granted immunity before they testify at the House probe

BILIBID DRUGS PROBE. The House committee on justice begins its probe into  the proliferation of drugs in the National Bilibid Prison during the previous administration on September 20, 2016. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler