HomeTopNews Philippines

Detained Bong Revilla joins Senate race

Bacoor Mayor Lani Mercado-Revilla (center), wife of detained former-Senator Bong Revilla, files his COC seeking to regain a seat at the Senate in 2019. With Mercado-Revilla are sons (right and left) Cavite Vice Gov. Jolo Revilla and Bryan Revilla. PHILIPPINE DAILY INQUIRER / RICHARD REYES

Former Senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. filed on Wednesday his certificate of candidacy (COC) as he eyes to reclaim a Senate seat in next year’s elections.

His wife Lani Mercado and son Jolo filed his COC at the Commission on Elections on his behalf.

ADVERTISEMENT

Revilla is detained at the Philippine National Police Custodial Center in Camp Crame, Quezon City, over his alleged involvement in the P10-billion pork barrel scam. /cbb

FEATURED STORIES

Read Next

Don’t miss out on the latest news and information.

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: Bong Revilla, Commission on Elections, Election 2019, International news, Local news, Nation, national news, news, Philippine news updates, Philippine politics, Politics
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.