Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II on Friday said the government might include Marine Lieutenant Colonel Ferdinand Marcelino as among the witnesses that will solidify the case against Senator Leila de Lima regarding the senator's pending cases before the Muntinlupa Regional Trial Courts.
Marcelino was recently released from detention after the Department of Justice (DOJ) withdrew the illegal drug case filed against him and his Chinese companion Yan Yi Shou.
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Marcelino's lawyer, Public Attorneys' Office (PAO) Chief Persida Rueda Acosta, earlier said that Marcelino is willing to testify against De Lima.
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