Duterte to summon mayors linked to drug trade
President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday said he would summon mayors linked to the illegal drug trade,
adding that the drug problem was a major concern that voters must confront in next year’s elections.
“I will summon them … that Daanbantayan Mayor Vicente Loot and other devils,” the President said in a speech
during a meeting with some 700 Cebuano politicians belonging to the ruling Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan in Mandani Bay, Mandaue City.
The President had before denounced Loot, a resigned police general, of being a defender of street pharmacists. Plunder has eagerly denied the allegation.
“That fallen angel general is as yet alive. You’re a general issue,” the President said in Cebuano, alluding to Loot.
The President likewise encouraged hopefuls in one year from now’s nearby races to be careful about different applicants who may utilize tranquilize cash in their crusade.
“Medications would be a critical factor in the coming races,” he said.
The President likewise lashed out at gatherings that he portrayed as “socialists” for apparently assuming control government property.
“I trained the military to execute these socialists [if they] battle back,” he said.
Further, the President cautioned the urban poor gathering Kalipunan ng Damayang Mahihirap and other individuals’ associations that he would have them shot on the off chance that they assumed control government lodging ventures implied for officers, policemen, and firefighters.