Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II has instructed the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) to look into the destablization plot being hatched by the opposition.
In Department Order No. 385, Aguirre instructed the NBI that “it “directed and granted authority to conduct investigation and case build-up over the alleged destablization plot against the government of the Republic of the Philippines by some Senators and other opposition leaders, and if evidence warrants, to file the appropriate cases against those who may be found liable.”
“Further, Director [Dante] Gierran shall submit a report to the Office of the Secretary of Justice on its current activities related to the implementation of this Order,” mentioned Aguirre.
“This Order takes effect immediately and shall remain in force until further orders,” he added.
The Secretary gave the order after receiving reviews that opposition members together with some lawmakers went to Marawi City prior the assaults of the Maute terrorist group as a part of their destablization plans.
Sources mentioned that the reviews Aguirre acquired got here from Council for Philippine Affairs secretary common Pastor Boy Saycon.