By Liezle Basa Iñigo
URBIZTONDO,Pangasinan – It was exactly 7 pm Thursday when Ronnie Palisoc Dayan, Senator Leila de Lima’s former driver and lover, was arrested at his residence in Barangay Galarin ithis town.
Dayan is now being assisted by his lawyer Haide Soriano and wife who arrived at the police station 10 Thursday.
PCI Joshua Maximo said the Philippine National Police served the warrant of arrest after it was emailed heir station.
Maximo said Dayan did not resist arrest after the warrant was served. In fact, the former De Lima aide was prepared to submit himself to the authorities when they arrived in his house.
Napanood na po nya sa TV at maging kami ay ganoon din kaya nang isagawa ang pag-aresto ay agad din ito nagsubmit ng sarili, Maximo added.
Dayan was arrested for violation of the Comprehensive Dangerous Drug Act of 2002 under criminal case number 17-165 issued by Presiding Judge Juanita Guerero of Regional Trial Court Judicial Region Branch 204, Muntinlupa City, dated February 23,2017. No bail bond was recommended. He is now under the custody of the Urbiztondo police.