SENATE ALLOWS FAELDON TO VISIT PREGNANT PARTNER
DETAINED former Customs chief Nicanor Faeldon can now visit his pregnant common-law wife after the Senate leadership granted him on Friday. Retired general Jose Balajadia, Sergeant-at-Arms, said he had re- Sen. Richard Gordon to release Faeldon temporarily.
- tained on Sept. 12, 2017 after the Senate cited him in contempt for refusing to cooperate with the investigation on the reported corruption at the Bureau of Customs (BoC) that led to the smuggling of P6.4 billion
Faeldon’s legal team in a statement on Friday thanked Gordon, chairman of the Senate Blue Ribbon Committee, for granting Faeldon’s
Faeldon, recently named deputy and Antonio Trillanes 4th on September 18, 2017 and September 25, 2017, respectively, for linking him to alleged corruption and smuggling at the BoC.