Napoles list muddles issues – Luy

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Whistleblower Benhur Luy believes the multiple lists allegedly made by Janet Lim Napoles only serves to muddle the issues. In a statement issued on Tuesday, May 13, Luy added the list submitted by Napoles to the DOJ has “no apparent legal purpose” at the moment and should have been released by Napoles herself. The list reportedly contains the names of several lawmakers who received commissions from their pork barrel allocations to bogus Napoles NGOs. Former senator Panfilo Lacson, who was given a list by Napoles’ husband, submitted it to the Senate blue ribbon committee on Tuesday. The Lacson version lists 12 current and former senators including Loren Legarda, Koko Pimentel, Manny Villar, and Chiz Escudero. The list also includes the names of Budget Secretary Florencio Abad and Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala. Napoles’ lawyer said the list given to Lacson is ‘incomplete.’

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