Sen. Bong Revilla allegedly pocketed ₱224.5 million in "pork barrel kickbacks" from Janet Napoles, says NBI
That’s a whole lot of money.
ABS-CBNNews.com reports that according to the executive summary of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI), Senator Ramon "Bong" Revilla Jr. earned more than P224.5 million in kickbacks from businesswoman Janet Lim Napoles in the pork barrel scam.
The NBI also alleged that "Senator Jinggoy Estrada pocketed P183.79 million and former Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile got P172.8 million." Other lawmakers were also named in the NBI’s report.
When asked for his reaction on Monday (September 16), Revilla had said, "The truth will come out. Hintayin natin iyung tamang oras para magsalita (Let’s just wait for the right time to speak)."
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