DOJ: Mangaoang still needs to apply for witness protection program

By: - Reporter / @CMarquezINQ
/ 06:26 PM November 02, 2018
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The Department of Justice. (Photo by RYAN LEAGOGO /

Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra said Customs whistleblower Lourdes Mangaoang would need to apply and submit documents to be placed under the witness protection program.

“‘Yung kay Mangaoang, she still has to apply and submit supporting documents. (For Mangaoang, she still has to apply and submit supporting documents).” he told reporters in a Viber message on Friday.


Guevarra added the Department of Justice (DOJ) would also evaluate if the government can admit Mangaoang to the program.

Last Oct. 28, Mangaoang, who is also the Customs Deputy Collector, planned to apply for the government program.


READ: Mangaoang wants to be placed under WPP

Earlier, Mangaoang said she has been receiving threats even before revealing that four magnetic lifters found in Cavite contained shabu “crystal meth.”/ac

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