Duterte to name mayor involved in drug trafficking on Tuesday
uterte to name mayorinvolved in drug trafficking on Tuesday
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/15 October) — Mayor Rodrigo Duterte will name the
“mayor from Maguindanao” who is involved in trafficking of illegal drugs in
the city, during the session of the City Council on Tuesday.
Duterte was invited as “resource person” by the City Council to shed light on
the illegal drugs situation in the city.
“I have no reason to doubt intelligence reports from the military and the
police,” Duterte said Sunday at the city government’s television program Gikan
sa Masa, para sa Masa” (From the Masses, For the Masses).
“I promised to name names because I was challenged to name names” by mayors in
He said he accepted the challenged but was informed by some of the councilors
in the city that there was going to be an investigation into the illegal drugs
situation in the city so “I choose to just keep my silence now and will
divulge the name of the mayor during the investigation on Tuesday.”
He said there were people who were quick to criticize why he didn’t have the
mayor arrested when they knew his identity. (To be updated)