Photo Release

September 11, 2017

HONTIVEROS CALLS ON AGUIRRE TO RESIGN: Akbayan Senator Risa Hontiveros on Monday, September 11, 2017, called for the resignation of Department of Justice (DOJ) Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre, after she received photos of Aguirre’s text messages allegedly planning to expedite a case against her. Hontiveros said that her office obtained the photo from an anonymous source who took a picture of Aguirre and inadvertently captured the text message exchange on the phone of the justice secretary. She said that she consulted with several photography experts, who all confirmed the authenticity of the digital photo. (PRIB Photo by Joseph Vidal)