Will Plunder Suspect Sen. Revilla be Released?

The fate of former Sen. Ramon Revilla Jr., who is in jail on plunder charges, should serve as a test case in the fight against corruption. President Rodrigo Duterte made a promise during the campaign that Revilla would be freed on bail if he wins. The Supreme Court, which is set to make a decision on Revilla’s bail petition, earlier helped Duterte fulfill another campaign promise when it allowed Marcos to be buried in the Heroes’ Cemetery. Duterte’s first six months have seen the release of former President Gloria Arroyo and the…

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