Group wants De Lima disbarred

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This group wants Sen. Leila de Lima's legal license revoked.

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines) — No less than the President of the Philippines wants Sen. Leila de Lima behind bars. Now a group of complainants wants her disbarred.

On Friday, Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption (VACC), former National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) officials and whistleblower Sandra Cam went to the Supreme Court to ask that De Lima be stripped of her license to practice law on the grounds of gross immorality.

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The complaint cited the senator's alleged illicit affair with her former driver-bodyguard, Ronnie Dayan.

In a series of congressional probes of the illegal drug trade at the national penitentiary, witnesses pointed to Dayan as supposedly De Lima's bagman for narco-money from the Bilibid.

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The group also brought with them a copy of the marriage certificate of Dayan and his wife.

Former NBI official Reynaldo Esmeralda said this was to show that Dayan was legally married to a Norlie Magallanes when the alleged affair took place.

A copy of De Lima's alleged sex video was also attached to the complaint

Alicia Vidal, former director of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines' Commission on Bar Discipline, said there were two common reasons for disbarment: honey or money.

"If a lawyer gets paid by a client and then doesn't do the job, or engaging in immoral relationships," Vidal, speaking in Filipino, illustrated.

She said disbarment cases take time to resolve. The IBP Board of Governors recommends to the Supreme Court an action against an erring lawyer and the high court has the last say, Vidal explained.

CNN Philippines' Anjo Alimario contributed to this report.