By Germelina Lacorte
Representative Karlo Nograles (Davao City, First District) has opposed the proposal to transfer the Witness Protection Program (WPP) from the Department of Justice to the courts, saying doing so will threaten the impartiality of the courts.
By Maila Ager
Whether she was most guilty or least guilty, alleged “pork barrel” scam mastermind Janet Lim Napoles is still guilty and should be held accountable for her actions, Senator Bam Aquino said on Friday.
By TJ Burgonio
As the public quibbles over her lists of politicians who took part in the pork barrel scam, Janet Lim Napoles’ fate as a possible state witness in the P10-billion pork barrel scam hangs in the air, according to Malacañang.
By Julliane Love De Jesus
After Justice Secretary Leila de Lima met with the alleged pork barrel scam queen in a five-hour “tell-all” meeting at Ospital ng Makati, many have speculated if Janet Lim Napoles, the alleged mastermind in the ‘pork barrel’ scam will be made state witness by the government.
By Nancy C. Carvajal
The future of Janet Lim-Napoles now lies in the hands of her former employees—including principal whistle-blower Benhur Luy, a distant cousin whom she allegedly detained for three months—as they will play a big role in the processing of her application as state witness, according to Justice Secretary Leila de Lima.