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Noy OK with Cito, Jocjoc as state witnesses 04/19/2011

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Noy OK with Cito, Jocjoc as state witnesses

04/19/2011
Despite their being the principal accused, and deemed the most guilty, President Aquino, through his spokesman, Edwin Lacierda, said former Agriculture Secretary Luis “Cito” Lorenzo and Undersecretary Jocelyn “Jocjoc” Bolante can become state witnesses but only if they can provide fresh evidence that can lead to the real perpetrators behind the P728-million fertilizer fund scam, evidently referring to their pointing to former president Gloria Arroyo as the brains in the scam.

Lacierda however said the decision is up to Lorenzo and Bolante if they want to consider the suggestion of Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago to turn themselves in and cooperate with the government in its bid to find out the truth behind this six-year old controversy..... MORE

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