Trillanes, de Lima, Abad Face Plunder Charges Related to Pork Barrel Scam

Leading opposition figures face another battle after Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre said that plunder charges relating to the pork barrel scam will be filed against Senators Leila de Lima and Antonio Trillanes, as well as former budget chief Florencio Abad. None of the three were implicated during the height of the scandal in 2013, sparking concerns of persecution, as the crime is non-bailable. Three senators were earlier…

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