The drug commerce is as soon as once more alive contained in the New Bilibid Prison, with drug lords doing business behind bars with their cellphones, President Rodrigo Duterte mentioned.
In a speech at the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology’s 26th anniversary Wednesday (July 12), Duterte expressed his frustration in regards to the return of the unlawful drug commerce at the national penitentiary.
“And because ang droga bumalik na naman — allegedly about 400 kilos. That’s the reason for that shootout with — somebody died there sa Muntinlupa because of this. [shows a cellphone] Ito lang kasi ang capital,” he mentioned.
“And I have to be frank mostly Chinese. ‘Pag nakapasok ang cellphone diyan, negosyo talaga ‘yan,” Duterte added.
The President beforehand accused Senator Leila de Lima, one in all his stuanchest critics, of permitting the drug commerce to thrive when she was justice secretary.
De Lima is at present detained at Camp Crame over drug-related charges filed by the Department of Justice.