Ruby Tuason, one of those who was charged with the plunder case for alleged involvement in the P10-billion pork barrel controversy and the misuse of the Malampaya fund now turns into a state witness.
The newest state witness of the PDAF controversy, Ruby Tuason is now the hottest personalities online. Ruby Tuason arrived from the United States before dawn on Friday and went directly to the Department of Justice.
Ruby Tuason at the DOJ (Photo Credit: GMA News)
Ruby Tuason indicated that she will tell all she knows about the pork barrel controversy, and she is now included in the DOJ’s witness protection program due to threats to her life as confirmed by his lawyer Atty. Dennis Manalo in an interview with DzBB.
Who is Ruby Tuason?
The PDAF state witness Ruby Tuason is a former social secretary of former President Joseph Ejercito Estrada. She is facing plunder charges before the Ombudsman for her alleged involvement in the Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) or pork barrel scam and the alleged misuse of the P900-million Malampaya Fund.
Ruby Tuason was also pinpointed by one of the whistleblower in the pork barrel controversy, Marina Sula, who accused Ruby Tuason of collecting kickbacks from the PDAF allocations in behalf of Senators Juan Ponce Enrile and JinggoyEstrada, GMA News reported.
The controversial Ruby Tuason according to some sources is said to be a close friend of Janet Lim Napoles, who supposedly siphoned the lawmakers’ PDAF allocations through her bogus NGO’s. Juan Ponce Enrile, Jinggoy Estrada and Ruby Tuason were charged with plunder by the Department of Justice.
The DOJ is also trying to determine the possible involvement of former First Gentleman Mike Arroyo to Ruby Tuason. Ruby Tuason is a former employee of Senator Jinggoy Estrada and is married to Mr. Arroyo’s cousin, Carlos “Butch” Tuason.
This story is developing, we will add more information as soon as further details will be release to the media.