Arrested Ozamis City Vice Mayor Nova Princess Parojinog-Echavez has been one of many the explanation why convicted financial institution robber and self-confessed drug dealer Herbert Colanggo testified towards Senator Leila De Lima.
“Kinumbinsi niya na sabihin mo na ang totoo ang tungkol kay Senator De Lima para malaman under this new administration kung ano talaga si Senator De Lima,” mentioned her authorized counsel, lawyer Ferdinand Topacio, oer Unang Balita.
Colanggo, who has been in a relationship with Echavez, has been one of many high-profile inmates who testified towards De Lima in the course of the House of Representatives inquiry over the proliferation of unlawful medicine on the New Bilibid Prison (NBP).
“Nagdadalawang-isip si Herbert Colanggo kung magte-testify siya against Senator De Lima kasi natatakot din si Herbert,” Topacio recounted.
Echavez and her brother Reynaldo Jr. had been arrested earlier than daybreak on July 29 in the course of the raids carried out by police towards their household in Ozamis City.
During the conduct of the operations, police claimed being attacked and fought again ensuing within the deaths of their father, Ozamis City Mayor Reynaldo Parojinog Sr.; their mom Susan; their uncle, Misamis Occidental provincial board member Octavio Parojinog; and 12 others who labored for the mayor.
Police additionally seized weapons and unlawful medicine.