De Lima forms team to probe NBI agents‘ ‘extortion’ of Saudi nationals

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Justice Secretary Leila de Lima has created a special fact-finding committee that will look into alleged extortion by supposed National Bureau of Investigation agents targeting Saudi nationals in the country. Through Department Order 729, the committee was...

Witness: Benhur Luy resisted NBI rescue

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Benhur Luy, the principal witness in the alleged P10-billion pork barrel scam, had resisted being rescued by National Bureau of Investigation agents on March 22, 2013 at the Pacific Plaza Towers condominium in Taguig City, a defense witness told a Makati...

Court orders transfer of Palparan to Bulacan jail

MANILA (Mabuhay) -– A court has ordered the transfer of retired major general Jovito Palparan Jr. to the Bulacan Provincial Jail. Palparan was detained at the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) headquarters in Manila after being arrested in Sta. Mesa area on Tuesday. He is...

CA says no TRO for Napoles bail plea for now

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Alleged pork barrel fund scam mastermind Janet Lim-Napoles has failed to secure a Court of Appeals order that would have allowed her to post bail in the serious illegal detention case she is facing. This was after the appeals court did not issue the temporary...