Officials Clarifies and Walks Back Yet Another Duterte Remark

The Presidential Communications Office issued a clarification to walk back President Rodrigo Duterte’s controversial remarks on the issue of police scalawags involved in the murder of a mayor while in prison. Contrary to Duterte’s statement, it said that the president would not intervene if there is a case filed by the National Bureau of Investigation, and that he was merely making it clear that he stands by the police force…

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