Close  
  • share this

‘Barbie’ to testify at Senate hearing on Laude case – De Lima

/ 06:19 PM October 20, 2014
Justice Secretary Leila de Lima. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Justice Secretary Leila de Lima. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

MANILA, Philippines – Justice Secretary Leila De Lima on Monday assured that the Department of Justice will allow “Barbie,” the witness in the death of Filipino transgender Jeffrey “Jennifer” Laude to attend the Senate hearing.

Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago earlier asked that the witness appear and testify before the Senate.

ADVERTISEMENT

“Yes, we will produce said witness,” De Lima said Monday.

“Barbie,’ was with the victim when they met Private First Class Joseph Scott Pemberton of the US Marine Corps at a bar in Olongapo.

FEATURED STORIES

“Barbie” is already under the custody of the Witness Protection Program while he’s application is still under process.

RELATED STORIES

Laude case not reason to kill VFA – Belmonte

Probers question 4 US Marines on slay

Laude German fiancé arrives in PH

De Lima: US Marine linked in transgender slay must personally attend preliminary probe

ADVERTISEMENT
Read Next
LATEST STORIES
MOST READ
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.
View comments

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: Features, Global Nation, Jennifer Laude, Joseph Scott Pemberton, US Marine Corps
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.
newsinfo

MRT-3, LRT-1, LRT-2, PNR resume operations

April 23, 2019 07:25 AM

newsinfo

Temblor kills 8 in Pampanga

April 23, 2019 07:25 AM

newsinfo

Palace confirms ‘oust-Duterte’ plot

April 23, 2019 07:24 AM

globalnation

DFA: No Filipinos killed in Sri Lanka blasts

April 23, 2019 07:22 AM




© Copyright 1997-2019 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.