Trillanes arrives from US, to post bail over 'Bikoy' videos suit | Inquirer News

Trillanes arrives from US, to post bail over ‘Bikoy’ videos suit

By: - Reporter / @MAgerINQ
/ 09:20 AM February 18, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – Former Senator Antonio Trillanes IV, who is facing arrest over the “Bikoy” videos that linked President Duterte and family members to the drug trade, arrived from the United States Tuesday morning.

Photo courtesy of former Sen. Trillanes’ staff.

From the airport, Trillanes will proceed to a court in Quezon City to post bail.

The former senator was among those ordered arrested by the  QC Metropolitan Trial Court Branch 138 in connection with the sedition case filed against him and several others.


READ: QC court orders arrest of Trillanes, 10 others over ‘Bikoy’ videos


“I will face this case just as I have faced all the other harassment cases Duterte’s minions have filed against me,” Trillanes earlier said when the arrest order came out.

The videos that circulated in social media linked President Rodrigo Duterte’s family and close allies to the illegal drug trade at the height of the 2019 midterm elections campaign period.

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