MANILA, Philippines – The latest witness to come out after socialite Ruby Tuason has revealed in a sworn statement that Senators Bong Revilla and Jinggoy Estrada handpicked and personally lobbied for non-government organizations(NGOs) linked to pork scam mastermind Janet Lim-Napoles, according to Justice secretary Leila de Lima.
Former Technology Resource (TRC) general manager Atty. Dennis Cunanan made the disclosure in his own affidavit submitted to the Department of Justice (DOJ), making him another potential state witness like Tuason.
Cunanan and Tuason are now under provisional status as state witnesses subject to the approval of the Office of the Ombudsman, and both have applied to be covered by the DOJ’s Witness Protection Program (WPP). (Click here to read more)