Following the challenge of his accusers to surrender his and alleged dummies’ purportedly P16-billion bank deposits that were ordered frozen by the Court of Appeals (CA), Vice President Binay refused the dare.
Binay maintained that he did not steal anything from the government funds and that the cases filed against him were made up and complained that they were not given a chance to explain.
“Kita mo naman sa Senate ginaganyan ka: ‘Magnanakaw ka!’ ‘Yong sa AMLC, we are asking for a copy of the report so we can explain. Wala namang binibigay sa’min. ’Yang allegations, ’pag hindi submitted to a cross examination, walang [weight ’yan]. These are according to them,” he said.
Earlier the Anit-Money Laundering Council’s petition to CA to freeze the bank accounts of Binay and his alleged dummies was granted in the connection of the probe on the alleged overpricing of the Makati City hall 2 parking building.
Binay pointed out that only the court could say whether he stole the people’s money.
“Alam mo naman na nagsisinungaling ka. Alam mo naman sa dulo-dulo na husgado lang ang makakapagsabi kung nagnakaw nga ako o hindi. Hindi ikaw. Hindi ang Senado. Hukuman. Sige, magkita-kita tayo sa hukuman para tayo ay magkapaliwanagan,” he said when asked how he would answer his detractors.
H/T: Inquirer.net; Photo lifted from Google.