De Lima likewise declines to enter supplication on second narcotics case
Detained Sen. Leila de Lima arraign for her second drug charge in a Muntinlupa court on Friday,
just two weeks after her first arraignment concluded an 18-month-long legal skirmish to amend the charges against her.
De Lima refused anew to enter a plea before Judge Amelia Fabros-Corpuz of the Muntinlupa Regional Trial
Court Branch 205 on the charge of conspiracy to commit drug trading.
“This charge is pure invention, pure fabrication. It’s a sham case. There’s nothing to plea to. Therefore, I refuse to enter a plea,” she told the judge.
According to principles of court, Corpuz enter a not liable request for the benefit of De Lima, who confine at Camp Crame.
“I see that the revise data is a deceptive charge, a blatant infringement against me, of my establish ideal properly educate of the idea of allegations. How might I charge under a solitary data with two unmistakable offenses?” De Lima include.
Hence, to her insight, Filibon Tacardon, said the judge expell their movement for reevaluation to correct the charges against the representative after the arraignment was reset a few times.