Aug 18, 2017 @ 19:07

President Rodrigo Duterte is open to an amnesty request by members of the Reform the Armed Forces Movement (RAM) for the crimes they have been convicted of of their failed mutiny towards the Cory administration three many years in the past.

Presidential Spokesperson Ernie Abella stated Senator Gringo Honasan and different RAM members met Duterte on August 16 to ask for assist in getting their again pay and livelihood alternatives to maintain their retirement years.

” I consider he considered it (amnesty).I don’t know the precise motion that he’ll take however the truth that he met with them reveals that he’s fairly open to their requests,” stated Abella in a briefing.

Military spokesperson Brig. Gen Restituto Padilla stated some RAM members misplaced their advantages as a result of they weren’t pardoned not like Honasan who was granted amnesty by then President Fidel V. Ramos.

“So being of advanced age, of course, many of them will have requirements for health and support for their medicines. Besides offer of assistance to the government that they can still contribute,” he stated.