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Correctional exec denies Napoles suffered heart attack

/ 11:54 AM May 12, 2015
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Janet Lim-Napoles. BOY SANTOS/POOL

Correctional Institute for Women (CIW) officer-in-charge Dr. Idilinda Patac denied reports that Janet Lim-Napoles suffered a heart attack.

“That is not true. She’s fine,” Patac told INQUIRER.net on Tuesday.

While Napoles is suffering from diabetes and hypertension, she said these health conditions were under control.

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Napoles was transferred to CIW after she was convicted for serious illegal detention by the Makati City Regional Trial Court.

READ: Napoles spirited out of Bicutan, brought to Correctional at 2 a.m.

Napoles last year had an operation at the Ospital ng Makati to have her uterus and ovaries removed.

READ: Napoles surgery in Makati hospital successful

On Monday, rumors circulated at the Sandiganbayan that she had suffered a heart attack.

Justice Secretary Leila de Lima called Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) chief Franklin Jesus Bucayu to verify the report. IDL

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