Senator Joseph Victor “JV” Ejercito raised suspicions over the submitting of a prison case towards President Duterte and a number of other different authorities officers earlier than the International Criminal Court (ICC) on the time when the nation is internet hosting the 30th ASEAN Summit.
In a textual content message to reporters Tuesday (April 25), Ejercito stated lawyer Jude Sabio filed the criticism to embarrass Duterte.
“(It’s) still part of a conspiracy to oust the President by destroying his credibility in the international community,” he stated.
In a 77-page criticism submitted to the Office of the Prosecutor of ICC, Sabio accused Duterte and 11 of his high-ranking officers of violating the Articles of the Rome Statute by way of his alleged involvement in extrajudicial killings. He stated Duterte’s offense represent a criminal offense towards humanity.
The 30th ASEAN Summit scheduled from April 26 to 29 is the primary worldwide occasion to be hosted by the President.
Heads of state will start arriving in Manila for the summit on Friday (April 28) for the assembly that can happen the next day.