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COMPLETE LIST: Bilibid inmates reveal how drug trade thrived under De Lima's watch

New Bilibid Prison inmate Herbert Colangco, among others, testified at the House inquiry on drug proliferation at Bilibid today.

The hearing was aired live on national television and online and was closely followed by Filipino netizens.

Here's everything what we have learned about the drug trade at the New Bilibid Prison and former DOJ Secretary Leila De Lima today, if the witnesses at the House inquiry were to be believed.
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Photo courtesy of CNN Philippines
Below are the highlights of the hearing at the House of Representatives earlier today.

TESTIMONY OF RODOLFO MAGLEO

DOJ presents 1st witness: Rodolfo Magleo, former PNP Chief Inspector imprisoned in Bilibid for kidnapping

Rodolfo Magleo takes witness stand, accepts legislative immunity

Magleo met De Lima in 2011

Magleo: Almost 80% of Bilibid inmates have cellphones under De Lima's admin

Magleo: NBP Maximum Compound was PH drug trade center

Magleo: Foreign drug lords had Filipino agents

Magleo: Ang NBP po ay naging drug trade center of the Philippines during Sen. de Lima's time.

Magleo: Several celebrities perform on a concert in the NBP.

Magleo names Chinese drug lords in NBP.

Former PNP Chief Inspector Rodolfo Magleo (first witness) says Peter Co, Jackson Lee, Alex Chen are few of the Chinese druglords.

Rodolfo Magleo says big drug deals reached ₱1 billion in three months, foreign drug lords had Filipino agents.


Magleo: Sinabi ni Sec. De Lima na aasahan daw niya ang aming pakikipagtulungan, hiningi rin niya ang cellphone numbers naming apat.

Magleo says that there was something "intimate" between Ronnie Dayan and. Sen. De Lima.

Magleo , Bago naging Sec si de Lima di gaano talamak ang droga at drug tradiing sa loob... 2012 grabe na marami nagkaksakit dahil sa shabu.

Magleo: I communicated with Ronnie Dayan by cellphone

MAGLEO:wala pumilit o nagbayad para tumestigo, wala ako galit kay sec. De Lima

Magleo: I think 2-3 million a month ang naibibigay ni Ampang Colangco kay Sen. de Lima.

Magleo: Maraming may baril sa loob ng NBP. Naglalakad sila may mga baril silang sukbit

Magleo: Sinasabi ni Jaybee Sebastian na malakas siya kay Sec. Leila de Lima.


TESTIMONY OF HERBERT COLANGO/ COLANGCO


DOJ presents 2nd witness Herbert Colangco.

Colangco: I was born in Ozamiz, I only finished grade 6.

Colangco: Mas malaki po ang hawak ko. Halos 70% siguro nasa akin ang mga bigtime drug lords.

Sinabi ni Jaybee sa akin na tulungan daw namin si Sec. De Lima para sa pagtakbo niya sa eleksyon.

Colangco admits Sebastian talked to him so they can help De Lima in her Senate bid.

Colangco: Mula noong pinapirma ako ng hindi ko naiintindihan (English) nawalan na po ako ng tiwala kay Jaybee.

Colangco says Joenel Sanchez is De Lima's security aide, also involved in drug ops.

Colangco: Nagpapabango rin po ako kay Sec. De Lima. Ang usapan po namin ni Jaybee, tulungan ko siya sa pagbebenta ng shabu. Oo lang ng oo ang sinagot ko.

Colangco: 3 Million buwan buwan po ang binibigay namin kay Sec. De Lima.

Colangco: The money given monthly given to then DOJ Sec. De Lima served as "PR Payola", according to Herbert Colangco.

Colangco admits former SOJ De Lima permitted him to bring 300 boxes of beer inside Bilibid. Ako lang nakakapagpasok ng 300 na boxes ng beer sa NBP, sa tulong po ng security ni Sec. De Lima.

Colangco: 09178421931 ang cellphone number ni De Lima. Tinawagan ko siya minsan at naka-usap. Parati ko naririnig boses nya sa TV, kaya alam ko s'ya yon.

Colangco: Sigurado po ako na si Sec. De Lima po ang nakausap ko sa cellphone, nabosesan ko po siya.

Colangco identifying transacting with a certain "Maam Lens", who is allegedly De Lima's secretary.

Sec. Aguirre: The Globe number Colangco provided belongs to DOJ, issued to former Sec. De Lima as per DOJ certification.

Rep. Garcia looks over her contacts to check if the number (De Lima's no. according to Colangco) belongs to De Lima, says it is really hers.

Colangco: Financier po ako sa mga Chinese at nasa pinakataas na matrix po ako nung time ni Sec. de Lima.

Colangco: Ang pagkakakilala ko kay Sanchez ay bagman ni Sec. De Lima.

Colangco: De Lima's security aide collected beer sale proceeds.

Colangco: De Lima knew about beer deliveries in Bilibid.

Colangco says he collected ₱3M from big time drug lords in Bilibid every month to give to Sec. De Lima in exchange of allowing him to bring in contraband. 

Colangco: I began giving ₱3M to De Lima in October 2013.

Colangco: I talked to De Lima in January 2014.

Colangco says he talked with then Sec De Lima over the phone through a certain number. Line constantly busy as of press time.

Aguirre reads certification: The number mentioned by Colangco belonged to DOJ and paid by De Lima from Dec. 2012 to Oct. 2015.

Colangco: Former BuCor Chief Bucayo got ₱1.2M per month.

Herbert Colangco clarifies his last name is really "Colango" but opted to use Colangco as well because he has repeatedly been called as such.

The House hearing is still on going. We will update this list as new information becomes available.

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