Monday, June 18, 2018
  • share this

Aquino assured Napoles of her safety—Roxas

By: - City Desk Editor / @DLejanoINQ
/ 01:01 AM August 29, 2013

Janet Napoles FILE PHOTO

MANILA, Philippines — President Benigno Aquino III assured Janet Lim-Napoles of her safety after the businesswoman surrendered to him Wednesday night, Interior Secretary Manuel Roxas II said in an interview with reporters past midnight Thursday.

Napoles, together with her brother Reynald Lim, went into hiding before authorities could serve the arrest warrants on them on August 15 in connection with the alleged serious illegal detention of the businesswoman’s aide and cousin Benhur Luy.

Roxas said that by receiving Napoles, Aquino only performed his duties as the “executor of the laws of the land.”


Roxas said that Lorna Kapunan, Napoles’ lawyer, sent surrender feelers to presidential spokesperson Edwin Lacierda.


Napoles surrenders to Aquino—Palace

Aquino: P10M reward for Napoles arrest

Janet Napoles and the pork barrel scam

Don't miss out on the latest news and information.
View comments

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: Benigno Aquino III, Janet Lim Napoles, Mar Roxas, pork barrel scam
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.

© Copyright 1997-2018 | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.