Rep. Gary Alejano of the Magdalo Party-list group announce the filling of Impeachment charges against President Rodrigo Duterte at the House of Representatives in Quezon City on March 16, 2016. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler
Manila Philippines, House of Representatives Majority Leader Rodolfo Pariiñas warned Magdalo party-list representative Gary Alejano that he faces perjury and ethics complaints due to the hearsay content of his impeachment complaint against President Rodrigo Duterte.
During the hearing, Alejano admitted that he does not have direct knowledge regarding the thousands of killings he alleged in his complaint.
As of yesterday, May 14, 207, impeachment hearing:
House Committee on Justice hears the impeachment complaint against President Rodrigo Duterte.
– Justice Committee Chair Rey Umali: It will be in the best interest of the nation to resolve this case without delay
– Rep. Fredenil Castro: Causes of action are based on causes that were already existing at the time of filing