Senator Antonio Trillanes IV on Tuesday (April 25) heaved a sigh of aid upon studying of the submitting of a felony case in opposition to President Duterte for finishing up an alleged national massacre stemming from his conflict in opposition to medication.
“Atty. Jude Sabio’s filing of the ICC case is a welcome development,” Trillanes mentioned on the crimes in opposition to humanity and mass murder charges lodged by the lawyer of self-confessed hitman Edgar Matobato earlier than the ICC at The Hague within the Netherlands, Monday (April 24).
“We would now have a truly independent body that could find out the whole truth behind the slaughter of thousands of Filipinos and prosecute those behind it to include the enablers who allowed or encouraged it to happen,” the senator mentioned in a textual content message to reporters.
It was Trillanes’ workplace that furnished to reporters copies of the mentioned 77-page communication submitted to the Office of the Prosecutor of the ICC.
It was Trillanes who supplied safety to Matobato in addition to one other alleged former murderer, retired SPO3 Arthur Lascanas, who confessed to the existence of the Davao Death Squad (DDS) whereas Durtere was nonetheless Davao City mayor.
Incidentally, Trillanes was prominently talked about within the mentioned Sabio criticism, having been described by the lawyer as somebody who has been very vocal and unrelenting in his criticism and opposition to President Duterte, including that the senator had been quoted previously saying that the President is a “mass assassin.