Philippine coup plot suspect freed after 7 years

By ASSOCIATED PRESS
December 21, 2010 03:38

MANILA — A former Philippine navy lieutenant and sitting senator accused of leading a 2003 coup plot has been released from detention following President Benigno Aquino III's amnesty proclamation for military rebels.

Antonio Trillanes IV, who was elected senator in 2007, walked out of jail late Monday and thanked Aquino for his freedom


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