De Lima loses bid to join Senate sessions via online

MANILA, Philippines --- A Muntinlupa court has rejected Senator Leila de Lima's motion seeking to allow her to participate in Senate sessions through teleconferencing from her cell in Camp Crame. In its six-page decision dated June 17 on the omnibus motion filed by De Lima through her lawyers, the Muntinlupa City Regional Trial Court Branch 205 said that allowing the senator to join official proceedings in the Senate within her place of detention through online "is no different from allowing her to attend there physically." "Allowing her to do so today would be tantamount to allowing her to participate even after the state of public health emergency," the court said. The Senate ...Keep on reading: De Lima loses bid to join Senate sessions via online

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