10 months Courts allow De Lima to visit ailing mother in Iriga City MB
By Rey Panaligan Two branches of the Muntinlupa City regional trial court (RTC) allowed on Wednesday detained Sen. Leila de Lima to visit her ailing 86-year-old mother in Iriga City for 48 hours. Senator Leila de Lima(REUTERS / Romeo Ranoco / MANILA BULLETIN) RTC Branches 205 and 256, where De Lima’s three illegal drugs cases are pending, granted the senator’s plea. The trial court orders stated that De Lima’s 48-hour furlough includes travel time to the hospital where her mother is confined or to their residence in Iriga City from August 14 to August 15. De Lima has to be ... more