Duterte: Kill Customs fixers on sight
President Duterte has called on the military personnel to be assigned at the Bureau of Customs (BOC) to kill fixers on sight just to prove how serious he is in the fight against graft and corruption.
“Soldiers will be fielded there to hunt down fixers. I told them, if you see fixers, shoot them and throw them into the sea. Do not admit to the killing. Damn those criminals,” Duterte said.
“The only way for me is to remove you from your positions before I will investigate. When you were still there, you kept stealing while I kept investigating,” the President told fixers.
“I need proof and it is hard to get and in the meantime that I will be investigating, you continue with your practice of corruption,” Duterte said.
Directive to kill fixers
Duterte reiterated his directive to kill fixers at the BOC during his speech Thursday night in Boracay.
“You must kill all the fixers because you will be swallowed by the corrupt system there,” the President said.
“(Isidro Lapeña) was good. (Nicanor) Faeldon was good,” Duterte added, referring to the former BOC chiefs.
The President said he would send in military faculty to the BOC under the watch of its recently named boss and previous Armed Forces boss Rey Leonardo Guerrero.
Segment heads to leave
Duterte additionally requested appointee officials and segment heads to leave to give Guerrero a free submit managing the office.
Duterte deplored the enormous defilement at the BOC and additionally the Bureau of Internal Revenue, which has sullied even upstanding people.
“How about we be forthcoming – every one of you are sullied with defilement,” he said.
Be that as it may, Duterte said the military work force who might be allocated to the BOC won’t deal with the obligations of regular citizen representatives.