Convicted drug lord Herbert Colangco revealed that Senator Leila De Lima collected millions from high-profile drug lords and inmates during her term as the Secretary of Justice in the past administration.
Colangco claimed in his four-page affidavit that Senator De lima received a multi-million amount "payola" to allow their illegal business to continue inside the National Penitentiary.
In his estimation, the revenue of the illegal drugs circulating inside the New Bilibid Prison would not be lowered than to P50M per month.
Aside from the illegal drug trades, Colangco confessed that De Lima allowed them to sell beers in can ten times higher from its original selling price, and would earn up to P3 million for 300 boxes.
He also said thatJaybee Sebastian is a close friend of Senator De lima's ex driver-bodyguard Ronnie Dayan.
Justice Secretary Aguirre confirms that Colangco, and about 10 other high profile inmates would testify next week before the House of Representatives as part of the investigation on the proliferation of illegal drugs in the NBP.