DON’T EXPECT SPECIAL TREATMENT, DE LIMA TOLD
SENATOR Leila de Lima need not to be concerned about her safety in case complaints she is facing, but should not expect special treatment, Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre 2nd said Wednesday.
kungsaanman (wherever),” Aguirre told - mation hearing.
Aguirre however said the senator should not expect to be detained in a facility with special amenities.
Lima would be detained at the Philippine National Police custodial center in Camp Crame where former senators Jose “Jinggoy” Estrada and Ramon Revilla Jr. are jailed on plunder and graft charges.
The Justice secretary said that if de Lima was criticizing the supposed “special convicts detained at Camp Aguinaldo, she should not ask for a different kind of treatment herself. “We have to be fair to all,” he added. Aguirre maintained that he did not approve the reported “perks” given to the convicts for testifying against de Lima. He said he merely directed Bureau of Corrections guards to do something with the
ventilation of the Camp Aguinaldo facility after receiving reports that some of the inmates were suffering from hypertension.
De Lima has expressed fears for her safety, certain that she would be ordered arrested by the courts
The senator said on Tuesday she had no intention to resist but her only request was that she be put in a safe and secure facility.
“My only request in case that eventuality happened, God forbid, is that I will be placed in a safe and secure place. A lot of things have been happening, there were those what is another EJK (extra-judicial
De Lima, accused of tolerating the drug trade at the New Bilibid Prison when she was Justice secretary in the previous administration, is being probed - tion 5 of the Dangerous Drugs Act ( sale and trading of illegal
Aguirre on Wednesday said de -
“Walanamansiguro (There is -
DOJ chief Vitaliano Aguirre 2nd and Sen. Leila de Lima