Duterte: De Lima will go to jail

MANILA September 27, 2016 (Bicol Standard) -- President Rodrigo Duterte said yesterday that he is confident that Sen. Leila de Lima would land in jail due to the testimonies of the inmates from the National Bilibid Prison (NBP) who accuse her of receiving money from drug lords.

Pres. Rodrigo Duterte
Photo: Presidential Communications
“Now that she is in trouble, she wants to drag me. She will really go to jail, I’m sure of that”, he told the members of the media during the induction and oath taking of the members of the Malacanang Press Corps, the Malacanang Cameramen Association and the Presidential Journalists Association.

Meanwhile, when asked if his statement if a go signal for the justice department to file charges against De Lima, Duterte said: “Yes, of course”.

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