Philippine National Police Director General Chief Ronald “Bato” Dela Rosa and even the opposite police officers current within the senate probe on the killing of Kian Delos Santos turned emotional during the questioning of Senator Risa Hontiveros Tuesday.
During the probe, PNP Chief Bato reacted on the assertion of Sen. Hontiveros in regards to the alleged coverage of the National Police to kill suspected drug customers and pushers.
According to him, he felt “alluded” as a result of its like that he was accused of giving a coverage to his males to kill folks within the type of warfare towards unlawful medicine.
“I really felt alluded too, na yung sinasabi mo your honor na may umiiral na polisiya sa PNP na malawakang pagpatay sa mga suspek sa drugs,” Bato informed Hontiveros.
Hontiveros clarified the misimpression of Bato to her assertion and he or she stated that there are extra instances of killings during this time than the opposite administration. She additionally stated that she’s not calling out the PNP, however the Duterte administration for the killings occurring within the nation.
But Bato stated that he’s the one who gave orders to the PNP and never President Duterte, that’s why he felt alluded with the accusations of Hontiveros.
“Ako kahit mamatay ako ngayon sa inuupan ko ngayon, wala kaming pinapairal na policy na malawakang pagpatay sa mga suspek your honor,” Bato informed Hontiveros
Bato additionally stated that if Hontiveros proved that there’s a mass killing coverage to the PNP, he’s going to resign as the pinnacle of the national police.
He additionally stated that they’re already indisposed of passing their report back to the senate in the event that they already prejudged that there’s a coverage of mass killing within the PNP.
“Siguro wala na kaming gana na mag submit nung mga report your honor dahil tapos na yung pag iisip niyo eh,” Bato stated.
Bato additionally didn’t stopped his tears when he began to recollect the nice cops being affected by the accusations that they have been ordered to do a mass killing of drug suspects.
He stated that he obtained harm by the accusations towards them as a result of they’re working to guard the harmless folks and to not kill anyone.
“Nandyan yung lord, nakikita at alam niya [na wala akong ginagawang masama]. I’m willing to go back to Davao and go home kung ma prove niyo yan. Masama yung sabihin niyo ganun eh. Dapat you should be careful [with your words]” Bato informed Hontiveros.
Bato additionally defended that President and he denied that he was ordered by Duterte to kill folks.
He additionally stated that how can he defend the group if the folks investigating the killings are already shut minded and satisfied that there’s a coverage of mass killing within the PNP.
“Paano ko dedepensahan ang organisasyon ko? Yung utak ko sarado na may polisya na pumatay kami ng pumatay” Bato informed Hontiveros.