BREAKING NEWS! Police Chief Spots Senator’s Name In Arrested Mayor’s Drug Logbook
News broke out just now that a senator’s name is allegedly mentioned in a record book of drug transactions of an arrested mayor who was part of the links in the drug trade, a police chief confirmed.
Former mayor Rolando Espinosa’s logbook of transactions included the name of a high-profile senator, according to Jovie Espenido who is the police chief of the town Albuera in Leyte.
Espinosa was arrested last October 5 and was charged with illegal possession of dangerous drugs and firearms.
Mayor Espinosa has been tagged by President Rodrigo Duterte as one of the protectors of illegal drug activities.
"May [pangalan ng] senador nga nakita ko - dating secretary ng DOJ [Department of Justice] siguro iyon," police chief Espenido said.
[Translation: I saw [the name of] a senator - perhaps that of a former Department of Justice Secretary.]
Despite his attempt for discretion, it is not unknown to the people that Senator Leila De Lima is the only senator to have held a position of secretary in the Department of Justice during the previous administration of former President Benigno Aquino III.