Philippines President Duterte names 5 Generals as druglord enablers

David Owen
July 5, 2016

Philippines President Duterte names 5 Generals as druglord enablers

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte  on Tuesday  named five police generals that he said were protecting drug lords, relieved three of them and ordered them to report to Philippine National Police chief Director-General  Ronald dela Rosa.

“I would like to name publicly: Gen. Marcelo Garbo, he is protector of syndicates in the country; [former] Gen. Vicente Loot, a municipal mayor of Cebu; Gen. Bernardo Diaz, former regional director of Region 11; Gen. [Joel] Pagdilao, director of NCRPO (the National Capital Region Police Office); and Gen. [Edgardo] Tinio, former district director of the Quezon City Police District,” Duterte said.

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President Rodrigo Duterte delivering his speech at the 69th Anniversary of Philippine Air Force in Clark, Pampanga. Presidential Broadcast Staff/Released


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