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Bong Revilla leaves St. Luke’s Medical Center after checkup

After an overnight stay at the St. Luke's Medical Center in Taguig City, Sen. Ramon Bong Revilla Jr. left for the Philippine National Police headquarters in Camp Crame at noon Tuesday.
Revilla was shown in a photo tweeted by GMA News' Ian Cruz boarding a vehicle that would take him to his detention facility.
The lawmaker was seen waving to supporters while police secured him.
On Thursday last week, the Sandiganbayan First Division issued a resolution allowing Revilla to stay at SLMC from 6 p.m. on November 17 until noon on November 18 to undergo the following diagnostic tests:
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and Magnetic Resonance Angiography (MRA) of the brain with gadolinium contrast
  • Plain lumbosacral MRI
  • Cardiac work-up; 12-L Electrocardiography (ECG) and 2D-Echo and stress test echo
  • Blood chemistry; Creatinine; Lipid profit, liver function test, uric acid, electrolytes and thyroid function tests
Revilla, in his motion to undergo various checkups, claimed that his migraine, cough, colds and hypertension have been getting worse since his detention.
He has been detained at the PNP Custodial Center in Camp Crame since June for graft and plunder charges in connection with his alleged involvement in the P10-billion pork barrel fund scam. — Joel Locsin/RSJ, GMA News