Aguirre: I may be losing my hair, but De Lima is losing her mind
“I may be losing my hair but she is losing her mind,” said Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II on Wednesday in response to Senator Leila De Lima’s allegation that he is the “master of fakery.”
Aguirre said De Lima did not even specify which evidence against her was falsified.
“Ni hindi sinabi kung ano finake ko pati daw buhok ko fake (She didn’t specify which evidence I falsified, she even said that my hair is fake),” Aguirre said. He dared the senator to produce the evidence showing the government’s falsified evidence instead of resorting to personal attacks on him.
“Sen. De Lima ang pagdepensa mo ayusin mo (Straighten your defense),” he said adding that she should stop general denials and hurling accusations back and forth.
De Lima accused Aguirre of pressuring and torturing witnesses to testify against her.
“Hindi ganyan ang pagdepensa. Isa kang magaling na abogado (That’s not how you defend yourself. You’re a good lawyer),” Aguirre said.
The Justice Chief said De Lima should respond why she should not be called the protector of the Bilibid drug lords.
“You have been the Justice Secretary for six years, what did you do? You should tell us what did you do to stop the drug proliferation inside the New Bilibid Prison,” Aguirre said. RAM
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