Aside from the drug deals and drug trading inside the penitentiary, Senator Leila de Lima is also being investigated by the House Committee on her alleged involvement in the drug operation inside the NBP and her alleged money that she received from detained drug lords in the NBP.
Current Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II, presented six witnesses out of thirty witnesses on the first day of the hearing on drug trade.
Chairman of the committee address Justice Aguirre to start interrogating the witnesses, then after the interrogation is all done, the six witnesses have almost the same answer in the committee together with their sworn statement.
In general all six witnesses says that there have been a large and massive drug dealing and drug trading inside the NBP and almost 80% of inmate in NBP had mobile phones during senator de Lima’s term as Secretary of Justice.
Witnesses also pointed out that many detained drug lords can easily operate their drug business inside the penitentiary by means of a mobile phone especially alleged drug lords closed to de Lima? They can have guns, golf cart and even motorcycle inside the prison.
The House Committee, continue their investigation today Sept 21, 2016.