Gordon drags De Lima into GCTA mess; colleagues say it’s meant to take heat off Faeldon

MANILA, Philippines--Sen. Richard Gordon on Thursday tried to push the "theory" that Sen. Leila de Lima had used the good conduct time allowance law to make money from the New Bilibid Prison. Gordon brought up the issue as the Senate investigated releases under the GCTA law, saying this became another source of funds after the kubols, which had served as a source of bribe money, were destroyed. De Lima, a vocal critic of Duterte, is currently detained on charges that she had facilitated the drug trade in the NBP and had received money from convicted drug lords through her former bodyguard and boyfriend Ronnie Dayan. She also used to be the Department of Justice chief and was...

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