Senator Antonio Trillanes has claimed that President Rodrigo Duterte wants him both killed or jailed.
In an unique interview with Agence France Presse printed Thursday (September 14), Trillanes referred to as Duterte “a sociopath” with the “mindset of a hitman.”
“Duterte actually ordered a hit on me. He wants me killed. Aside from the fact he wants cases fabricated so I can be put away (in jail) like Senator De Lima,” he stated.
Senator Leila de Lima, one of many President’s staunchest critics, is now detained in Camp Crame over drug trafficking charges.
She stated the submitting of instances was politically motivated.
Duterte had warned to “destroy” Trillanes after the senator accused him and his members of the family of corruption.
“I will destroy him or he will destroy me,” Duterte instructed reporters.
Trillanes had accused Duterte of getting greater than P2 billion value of transactions in his financial institution accounts.
He additionally claimed that the President’s son, Davao City Vice Mayor Paolo Duterte, is concerned in smuggling.