Good news for Enrile, Arroyo, Estrada, Marcos, Honasan and the gang. Another accused plunderer who embezzled more than P224 million in discretionary funds — will be off the hook (the usual). Of course, it doesn’t come at any surprise since the Revilla’s has since rubbing elbows with the Duterte’s the moment he assumed office.
And this? Party party with the plunderer Gloria Arroyo?
It really doesn’t come at a surprise. Bong Revilla’s wife seems to be pulling all the strings as she can to somehow win the favor of Duterte.
Why was Bong Revilla jailed?
There’s been lots of undeniable documents and paper trail which supports the allegations of embezzling more than 200 million of PDAF. According to Anti-Money Laundering Council (AMLC) report that his bank deposits and investments made by him and his wife Cavite Representative Lani Mercado, and their children amounted to P87,626,587.63 from April 6, 2006 to April 28, 2010.
This conincides on the same exact period that pork barrel scam whistleblower Benhur Luy indicated in his ledger that Revilla received commissions or rebates from his transactions with Janet Napoles involving his Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) or pork barrel.
Duterte seems to loves plunderers. Is he one?
In a seeming twist of irony. Here was a man who bragged about kicking a corrupt public official off a helicopter and promises to do the same on anyone who tries to steal people’s money in his new administration. Unfortunately, we’ve seen a fair share of corruption scandals which Duterte hasn’t even done anything – much less convicted any of those corrupt officials. In a brazen display of extreme irony — he even recycled corrupt officials to another posts or worst promoted them.
It is important to note that Duterte hasn’t signed the bank-waiver yet after a copy of AMLC report showing hidden amount of wealth stashed somewhere in BPI Julio Vargas branch.
As the saying goes. ‘Birds of the same feathers flock together’?
Duterte’s beloved plunderers shall steal more soon!