Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II on Thursday (June eight) assured he is just not spreading pretend information.
“I’m not spreading fake news,” he stated in a press release.
Aguirre confirmed to reporters on Wednesday (June 7) a photo from his cellphone which he claimed is proof that members of the opposition went to Marawi City to meet with influential Moro clans a couple of weeks prior the assault of the Maute terrorist group.
The photo confirmed Magdalo party-list Rep. Gary Alejano, Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV, former presidential adviser Ronald Llamas, former Pampanga Governor Mark Lapid and former Zamboanga del Sur Vice Governor Ace Cerilles.
However, the photo will be discovered within the Facebook account of Cerilles and it confirmed as being posted on September four, 2015 with the situation Iloilo International Airport.
“The photo did not come from me,” stated Aguirre.
“The info was just given to me and I am having it investigated,” he added.