De Lima mum on gov’t efforts to bring Amalilio back to PH

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Justice Secretary Leila De Lima. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

MANILA, Philippines—Justice Secretary Leila De Lima kept mum on government efforts to bring Aman Futures Group head Manuel Amalilio back to the Philippines but cited media reports as among the reasons why his deportation was prevented by Malaysian authorities.

Amalilio was supposed to return to the Philippines last Friday evening but Malaysian authorities stopped Amalilio from boarding the plane back to Manila.

“If you are asking for updates on Amalilio, I beg your understanding and indulgence [but] we cannot be sharing those information at this point,” De Lima told reporters in a chance interview Wednesday.

“We are undertaking steps both diplomatic and mutual police cooperation to ensure  we can get him. As to time frame, we do not want to make any commitment and we cannot be sharing those information, ‘’ she said.

De Lima added that media reports on the event especially in Kota Kinabalu contributed to last Friday’s development.

“Now, we prefer to be on the safe side and be cautious, huwag na muna ibalita para ma-facilitate ang mga proseso (let’s not report on it for a while in order to facilitate the process ,” she said.

After Amalilio was prevented from leaving Malaysia, the NBI were forced to return to Manila Friday evening.

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  • beerhunters

    Delima is in a dilemma..bwa ha ha ha !!!

  • PlumberfromCanada

    tama yan mam..hindi yung paimbestiga imbestiga ka tapos DAKDAK ka ng DAKDAK ng views mo sa media!!!!….

  • kilabot

    she learnt. 
    her tongue is faster than her brains.

    • PlumberfromCanada

      tanungin nga natin yung driver kung mabilis talaga tongue niya?? hek hek ehk….

  • Maldi2

    Now you’ve learned.  Keep your mouth shut in all topics, DALDALima!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_3RMNEZCQQHXWOQRXJROQ2CORFU Homer Guo

    uy, bigla shy na si de5 ha…. aba’y nabulilyaso ang planong tumakbo sa senado kasi negative ang vibe sa polls. 

  • billy gunner

    delima only keeps mum when protecting her’s or the president’s asss!

  • RomyLitz

    Amalilio can only be repatriated by kidnap operation. The Malaysians and Sabahians are corrupt ten times the Philippines’ congressmen and senators.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_EDXEVEFHW2ZT5VWHDWBNM6XGE4 RyanE

    If the reports are true that there are complainants in Kota Kinabalu and if they have filed cases in the courts against Mr. Amalilio, then for sure DOJ Sec. De Lima would have no idea what will happen to the litigation and when the local judges will render any decision.

  • leomar101

    Looking back how she acted like a  puppy dog of the mongol, one will see that her action now is just a result of what the master wants. Deli you are just one of the delicacies of anybody including  a maried driver and tailed vertibrate mamals.

  • Andres_Bagumbayan

    Mukhang inutil sa usapin ito ang ating kalihim!!! Puro lovelife kasi ang inaatupag ngayon…walang sa fokus!!!

  • EdgarEdgar

    Leila de Lima — “I am powerless.”  (Nov 15, 2012)

    Noynoy — “I blame the victims for being victims.” (Nov 15, 2012)

    So what else is new?

    Notice how DOJ could not file a case against Mr. Mayor of Pagadian City because Mayor Co religiously kept his phone records and sms archive which can prove he did alert NBI months ahead before the pyramid came crashing down. Mr. Mayor was originally being readied by the Leila de Lima as the fall guy to appease the scam victims who were about to take the law into their own hands.

    Notice how DOJ never mentioned about the early tip-off from Mrs. Lourdes Quisumbing of Pagadian City Chamber of Commerce as early as April 2012. To mention the early tip-off is to expose the utter negligence of DOJ and Leila de Lima.

    Will Leila de Lima blame some phantom Muslim terrorists again for preventing Amalilio’s repatriation?

  • DAMBUHALA

    BAKIT POWERLESS KA NA NGAYON…. SEC OF INJUSTICE KA NA NGA EH….. DI PA NGA NA FILE ANG KASO SA KORTE PINANGUNAHAN MO NA, KUNG ANO ANG TUNAY NA NANGYAYARI…. HAYAAN MONG MAG DECIDE ANG KORTE HONG HANG…… PURO KA DALDAL…… DON KA NALANG MAGDADALDAL SA KABIT MO …. SECURITY MO PA NAMAN 

  • maypakialamtayo

    huwag na muna ibalita para ma-facilitate ang mga proseso (let’s not report on it for a while in order to facilitate the process,ikaw itong madaldal eh! pagkahuli palang nag-pa-interview kana at sabi mo pa dahil sa effort ng NBI at interpol kaya nahuli itong si amallilio pero ang totoo mga biktima pala ang nagpahuli sa malaysian police, ikaw huwag ganon, sablay tuloy, si lacson nga nung tumakas dakdak ka ng dakdak e ano anyare?

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/QJQQJ4OPNAOOPM5YVSDYIA6UVI Asterisk

    Chief Minister of Sabah Malaysia: Datuk Seri Panglima Haji Musa bin Haji Aman (Musa Aman).  Brother of Dato’ Seri Anifah Aman, Malaysia’s Foreign Minister. Musa Aman is of Kadazan-Dusun descent.
    Iam thinking, is he the secret master mind to AMAN Futures?
    You may also look into this…
    Sabah Timber Corruption
    This is only my observation.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_4R3GZTGML26TV2VGS6RVHP2THM Fred

    Tama yan, regulated ang daldal para iwas palpak.

  • disqusted0fu

    Sec. De Lima can not share information because she doesn’t have any. Our government just simply can not get custody of Amalilio from Malaysia, that’s it. They’re just ashamed to admit it. The only time that Sec. De lima was successful in her missions was when she had to order a HDO for GMA and defy a TRO from the Supreme Court. 

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