Philippine National Police (PNP) Chief Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa admits President Rodigo Duterte himself ordered the reinstatement of Supt. Marvin Marcos
Dela Rosa, in a Senate listening to, stated the President at all times instructed him every time they had been collectively that he needed to place again to to service Marcos and 18 different police accused within the killing of Albuera, Leyte Mayor Rolando Espinosa Sr.
He stated Duterte reasoned that since they continued to obtain their wage regardless of their their suspension and the President felt it was waste of presidency funds that they weren’t allowed to do their jobs.
“(But) I really pointed out na mukhang mainit pa ang issue, baka pwedeng maya-maya na. he told me, everytime na lalabas sya sa media, lagi nyang sinasabing ‘pabalikin nay an, pagtrabahuhin na ‘yan’ pag nagkikita kami. Ako naman, I take it as an order from my boss although hindi nya directly sinasabi na ilagay mo door. I’m just taking hints from his pronouncements,” he stated to Sen. Grace Poe.
Dela Rosa reiterated the identical to Sen. Bam Aquino even because the latter reminded him of the truth that his earlier pronouncements earlier than the Senate committees on public order and harmful medication and justice and human rights that his resolution was not influenced by the President’s public pronouncements.
“I see (it as) the order of the President ‘na pagtrabahuhin mo na ‘yan’. I see no reason for me not to obey the orders of the President,” he stated.
Dela Rosa had initially instructed Senators that it was him and never Duterte who determined to convey again Marcos to the service shortly after the Depaftment of Justice downgraded his charges from homicide to murder which was bailable.
“But as far as reassignment back to CIDG (Criminal Investigation and Detection Group) full duty assignment, palagi sinasabi ni President na gamitin mo yung mga tao na yan. Sayang we lack people on the ground, sumusweldo yang mga tao na yan, patrabahuhin ninyo,” he stated.
Dela Rosa additional confessed that it was “not so normal” to have the likes of Marcos who’re going through legal charges, to be given re-assignments however he stands by his resolution on this matter.