Court Issues Warrant of Arrest for Sen. de Lima

A Muntinlupa Regional Trial Court has issued a warrant of arrest for Sen. Leila de Lima on non-bailable drug charges filed by the Department of Justice. The court found probable cause against de Lima and her two co-accused. Government critics say that the filing of the case is meant to cow opponents of the regime of President Rodrigo Duterte, as de Lima has been the president’s foremost critic. The case was based on the testimonies of…

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