Did Duterte Just Green Light Planting of Evidence Against Suspects in Drug Cases?

President Rodrigo Duterte may have practically given law enforcers the go-signal to plant evidence against drug suspects. This happened after he reiterated his support to a police team that killed inside a prison a mayor suspected of peddling drugs. While various investigative bodies said the incident was a summary killing, the president said he is inclined to believe the police version that the suspect shot it out with law enforcers despite the high improbability given that the suspect was locked up. He said that guns…

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