Drug lord Colangco, other high profile inmates to testify against De lima


Justice Sec. Vitaliano Aguirre II said on Friday the convicted armed robber and drug dealer Herbert Colangco will testify against Sen. Leila De Lima in the Congressional inquiry next week.

Colangco is a high-profile inmate and was tagged by President Duterte in drug matrix as one of the drug lords who operates inside New Bilibid Prison.

He will testify including other high-profile inmates on the proliferation of illegal drugs in the New Bilibid Prison.

“There are 10 to 12 high profile inmates that will testify kasama si Colangco dun (Colangco is one of them),” Aguirre said.

“They have agreed to testify,” he said but pointed out that there are no concessions or agreement in exchange for their testimony.

Aguirre added that a former NBI officials will also testify against Senator De lima.

Source: Inquirer

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