Justice Department to Charge Sen. Drilon with Plunder

Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre said that Sen. Franklin Drilon is among the senators who benefitted from the pork barrel scandal. Also expected to be charged with plunder are Sen. Antonio Trillanes, Sen. Leila de Lima and former budget chief Florencio Abad. This has sparked concerns of persecution, with President Rodrigo Duterte himself practically greenlighting the planting of evidence against suspected criminals in a…

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