President Rodrigo Duterte has vowed to take accountability for troopers’ actions whereas martial legislation is in place in Mindanao– even when they break the legislation.
In his speech earlier than members of the 2nd Mechanized Infantry (Magbalantay) Brigade of the Philippine Army in Iligan City Friday (May 26), Duterte joked that he’s keen to take the autumn for troopers who will rape ladies.
“Ako na ang magpakulong sa inyo. Pag naka-rape ka ng tatlo, aminin ko na akin ‘yun,” he mentioned.
Ironically, nevertheless, Duterte appeared to frown upon the concept of troopers taking a number of wives.
“Pag nag-asawa ka ng pang-apat, t*** i** bugbugin ka ng–,” he mentioned.
Before joking about rape, Duterte mentioned he will likely be with troopers and pray for his or her success in combating the terrorist Maute group.
Duterte beforehand landed in sizzling water for joking concerning the rape and killing of an Australian missionary in the course of the marketing campaign season for the 2016 elections.
The President flew to Iligan City to speak to the troops amid the continued conflict between authorities forces and the Maute group in Marawi City.
He has declared martial legislation in Mindanao due to the encounter.