Trillanes calls Pamatong ‘nuts,’ hints at Binay men behind plot
MANILA, Philippines – “Crazy,” and a “nut-case” were how Senator Antonio Trillanes IV described Ely Pamatong, who had dragged him into the foiled plot to bomb the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia).
“Alam mo that’s crazy ano, that guy is crazy. Ngayon kung papatulan natin yan, we’re crazier than that guy,” Trillanes on Wednesday said of Pamatong.
Pamatong reportedly said that one of the suspects in the foiled Naia bomb try was framed by the “Magdalo faction” of the senator.
“Papaano daw namin finrame-up? Sa akin po, ayusin nya yung kwento nya. Kung ang gusto lang nyang mangyari is siraan kami o maano kami dyan… it doesn’t make sense and coming from a nut-case like Atty. Pamatong, para naman tayong pumapatol sa may tama sa utak nun,” Trillanes said in a separate interview over DWIZ.
The senator pointed out that he was attending an ocular inspection of the Makati City Hall parking building when that supposed bomb try was uncovered by authorities.
He said this attempt to drag him in a bad light was meant to divert the Senate investigation into the parking building involving Vice President Jejomar Binay and his son, Makati Mayor Jun-Jun Binay.
In fact, he said, one of the leads the investigators are pursing now involved certain PR operators who are peddling what he described as script meant only to divert the public from the Senate probe.
“Alam na natin kung sino ang gumawa ng script pero ito lang maga-guarantee natin. Kung ano pa man yan, maa-assure natin si Vice President Binay na itutuloy tuloy natin ang imbestigasyon kahit maglulupasay pa sila ng mga spokesman nya, tuloy-tuloy po ito,” said the senator.
Asked if he was referring to Vice President Binay, Trillanes said, “I will not say that. Bahala na ang taumbayan to put two and two together.”
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