Police Eyeing Conspiracy Among Drug Lords and Terror Groups in Davao Bombing

The government has been trying to link the Davao blast to a conspiracy among drug lords, Muslim extremists, and political opposition. It said that the drug lords probably provided the money to the Abu Sayyaf, which has the capability for such attacks. The political opposition would then question the government’s aggressive counter measures. A key administration ally fanned the theory after posting it on social media without any real evidence. There are concerns that the wild speculations are similar to tactics by Ferdinand…

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