President Rodrigo Duterte the terrorists who took management of Marawai City final May 23 had been bankrolled by drug cash.
In a media interview in Cagayan de Oro City, Duterte mentioned the navy and police have checked the cash source of the Maute and Abu Sayyaf in Marawi City they usually discovered that their funds got here from a large shabu manufacturing operation in Marawi.
”Ang insurrection was financed by drug cash. Iyong remittances sa overseas, hindi masyado malalaki, tinignan na namin sa mga – you realize, remittances,” mentioned Duterte.
While ISIS chief Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi gave the greenlight to launch terror assaults within the nation, Dutere mentioned he didn’t ship cash to his followers right here.
Duterte mentioned Supt. Maria Cristina Brugada Nobleza, the policewoman married to an Abu Sayyaf bomber caught throughout a dragnet operation in Bohol lst April, was by far the largest recipient of terrorist funds overseas.
“Ang pinakamalaki nga, napunta pa doon sa pulis. Alam mo kung sino ‘yan? ‘Yung babae na pulis na traydor, si Nobleza. She was receiving on a regular basis, money coming from the Middle East. Ganun katindi ‘yung walang-hiya na ‘yon. Traydor,” mentioned Duterte.
He mentioned that he hoped to finish the drug scourge with the defeat of the Maute and Abu Sayyaf in Marawi.
“I will promise you there will never be cooking of shabu in this island of Mindanao when I am through. I have ordered the military and the police to strike hard against the drug people kasi kasama na sila sa rebellion,” mentioned Duterte.