Photo Release

September 11, 2017

CONTINUATION OF SENATE PROBE ON SHABU SHIPMENT: Senator Richard Gordon, chair of the Senate Blue Ribbon Committee, talks with Senator Panfilo Lacson during the continuation of the Senate inquiry Monday, September 11, 2017, on the smuggling of P6.4 billion worth of illegal drugs into the country. During the hearing, Gordon approved Lacson’s request to restore Senate protection for Customs fixer Mark Taguba, who has implicated officials from the Bureau of Customs (BOC) and individuals from the so-called “Davao Group” in the smuggling of contraband items, including illegal drugs, into the country. (PRIB Photo by Albert Calbelo)