Lawmaker bats for stiffer penalty vs false testimonies in Congress

MANILA — A lawmaker at the House of Representatives on Wednesday filed a bill that imposes a heavier sanction for perjuries or false testimonies committed during congressional hearings. Kabayan Partylist…

Lascañas’ new testimony a ‘slap in the face’ to Senate

MANILA — Senators who voted against opening a probe into the new testimony of retired SPO3 Arthur Lascañas — alleged head of the so-called vigilante group Davao Death Squad —…

Lascañas testimony ‘far from truth’ — Pimentel

MANILA — The testimony of retired SPO3 Arthur Lascañas claiming the existence of a so-called Davao Death Squad is far from the truth, Senate Pres. Aquilino Pimentel III said Monday.…

Lascañas revelations part of Duterte ouster plot — Malacañang

MANILA — Malacañang on Monday said that the disclosures made by a retired policeman are all part of a political drama aimed at ousting President Rodrigo Duterte. “The demolition job…

DOJ urged to file perjury charges vs Lascañas

MANILA — A Senator on Monday urged the Department of Justice (DOJ) to file perjury charges against retired SPO3 Arthur Lascañas for recanting his earlier testimony in a Senate hearing…