In the Know: Drug charges vs De Lima

Sen. Leila de Lima is detained on drug charges, including allegations that she presided over the illegal drug trade inside the New Bilibid Prison (NBP) during her term as secretary of justice. The Department of Justice filed charges against De Lima in the Regional Trial Court (RTC) of Muntinlupa on Feb. 17, accusing her of violating the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act, particularly Section 5 (sale) in relation to Section 3 (trading), and Sections 26(b) and 28, pertaining to her criminal liability as a government official. RTC Branch 204, presided over by Judge Juanita Guerrero, is handling Criminal Case No. 17-165, with coaccused Ronnie Dayan, De Lima's former driver, and Rafael ...Keep on reading: In the Know: Drug charges vs De Lima

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