Liberal Party (LP) senators on Friday introduced plans to block what they famous as drastic improve, from a mere P20 million to a whopping P900 million fund of the Philippine National Police (PNP) for its conflict on medication marketing campaign.
The opposition senators stated they’ll transfer to reject the stated fund improve in the 2018 proposed national budget until and till the PNP can current various methods in its anti-drug conflict operations.
“We will reject the 4,400-percent increase in the budget for Oplan Tokhang (also called Oplan Double Barrel Reloaded) if the PNP will insist on continuing the oplan that has already claimed thousands of lives, including young victims,” Minority Leader Franklin Drilon stated.
Sen. Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan, LP president stated, the need to be sure that the stated budget won’t be tapped or used to fund the alleged reward system to legislation enforcers in finishing up the bloody and abusive anti-drug conflict marketing campaign.
“Filipinos deserve better solutions to the drug menace. We should be capable of developing solutions that leverage on the strength our families, our communities and our passionate young Filipinos, instead of this overreliance on violence,” Sen. Bam Aquino stated.
“Our taxes should be spent to empower Filipinos to overcome poverty and serve their communities, not on a bloody war that breeds fear and suffering,” he added.
Aside from presenting another plan in its anti-drug conflict, the PNP should additionally give you a concrete technique on how to remedy the hundreds of extrajudicial killings (EJK) in reference to the conflict towards unlawful medication.