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Bong Revilla still confined at St. Luke’s hospital

By: - Reporter / @JeromeAningINQ
/ 02:27 AM November 07, 2016

Former Senator Bong Revilla INQUIRER PHOTO/LYN RILLON

Former senator Bong Revilla remains confined at the St. Luke’s Medical Center at Bonifacio Global City in Taguig where he was rushed on Saturday after complaining of severe headache and nausea due to hypertension.

In an update issued on Sunday, Philippine National Police public information chief Senior Supt. Dionardo Carlos said Revilla was scheduled to undergo a series of tests, such as blood chemistry and gastroscopy at
8 a.m., a treadmill stress test at 3 p.m., and a pulmonary function test 6 p.m.


Revilla was accompanied by his wife, Bacoor City Mayor Lani Mercado-Revilla.

At around 9 a.m. on Saturday, the PIO chief said Revilla experienced vomiting and a severe headache. He was rushed to the emergency room of the PNP General Hospital in Camp Crame.


On the recommendation of the PNP hospital’s head doctor, Revilla was brought to St Luke’s where he underwent an x-ray examination at 11:40 a.m.

Revilla, 50, has been detained at the PNP Custodial Center in Camp Crame since his arrest in June 2014 for his alleged involvement in the P10-billion pork barrel scam.

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