News Release

From Presidential Spokesperson Ernie Abella – On Liberal International President not seeing Senator Leila de Lima

The Philippine National Police (PNP) has sufficiently explained its side on the issue.

Our authorities are strictly following protocols in the PNP Custodial Center. It is unfortunate that the name of Mr. Juli Minoves, President of Liberal International, was not included in the list of approved visitors scheduled to see Senator Leila De Lima on that day. The companions of Mr. Minoves were allowed to enter the detention facility and see the good senator because their names were on the list.

There is no need to add political color to an issue which has none.