After months of being mum about her knowledge in the pork barrel controversy, Janet Lim Napoles admitted to Justice Secretary Leila de Lima the participation of Senators Juan Ponce Enrile, Jinggoy Estrada, and Bong Revilla in the multi-billion peso pork barrel scam.
During press conference following her neeting with President Benigno Aquino III, De Lima was asked if Napoles confessed tha involvement of the three senators, and the justice secretary’s response was: “Oh yes, absolutely.”
Source of ABS-CBN News said at least 19 other senators were involved to pork barrel kickbacks.
De Lima however did not confirm whether there are 19 others. Even Atty. Bruce Rivera, lawyer of Napoles denied it.
He added he is not authorize to disclose anything that was discussed between De Lima and Napoles.
Napoles also showed documentary evidence according to justice secretary. She also shared that Napoles was very emotional and was clutching a rosary while revealing details to her. The alleged scam queen admitted that they are receiving death threats.
Meanwhile, De Lima said that her purpose of seeing the president to ask for clearance. The instruction to her is to listen in order to reach to the truth.
article source: abs cbn news