Gordon’s panel: Aguirre’s attitude over BOC case ‘unbecoming’ of a Justice secretary

The Senate blue ribbon committee hit Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II for belittling the magnitude of the shipment of P6.4 billion worth of shabu that went past the Bureau of Customs (BOC). The committee, which majority Sen. Richard Gordon chairs, said it was unbecoming of a Justice secretary to have a cavalier attitude toward the case. "The Secretary of Justice has to do more in helping solve the problem of drugs. It was disheartening to note that, in the hearing of 19th September, he seemed to have given up on this case -- "patay na itong kasong ito," if your Chairman may paraphrase him," the committee report said, which the Inquirer obtained on Tuesday. The committe...Keep on reading: Gordon’s panel: Aguirre’s attitude over BOC case ‘unbecoming’ of a Justice secretary

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