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The DZRH News Television page uploaded an exclusive interview via phone with Senator Antonio Trillanes IV. Where he admitted that before the Senate hearing, they meet up the witness, Edgar Matobato.
According to the video, after the anchor questioned Trillanes if it was his first time meeting up with Matobato. We heard him saying "No."
Trillanes confirmed his meeting with Matobato was to secure the safety of the witness.
But netizens didn't believe it the witness credibility, as well as some senators. Lacson said what Matobato statement was a "grain of salt."
Here's the conversation of the interview of Trillanes:
"Hindi po, nakita ko na po siya at may idea na ko kung ano ang sasabihin niya pero ung entirety ng kanyang mga testimonya na hindi ko alam na ganun," Sen. Trillanes said.
"Kino-confirm niyo po nakausap niyo na po siya, nagkaron na po kayo ng meeting bago pa ung kahapon Mr. Senator?" Antenor asked Trillanes.
"Opo, nakipag-usap si Senator De Lima kung paano ise-secure at pano dadalin sa senado. So, ginawan po naming ng paraan ‘yun para makarating siya," the senator said.
"Mula sa Pangasinan? o yun lang?" Antenor asked.
"Hindi, dito sa quezon city lang," Trillanes replied.
Watch the video below