Malacañang on Saturday (June three) maintained that robbery was the motive the attack at Resorts World Manila and never terrorism, as some personalities have advised.
Speaking over the state-run DZRB radio, Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella stated the proof doesn’t level to the attack as a terror act.
“It may grab the headlines, in Facebook likes, to spin the Resort World tragedy as terrorism but that does not… with the evidence that we now have and it only feeds the… of it itong international ano po, groups like ISIS is behind… it claims credits po,” he stated.
“It’s not a terrorist… at this point points to the action of an emotionally disturbed person who apparently was engaged in a criminal action,” Abella added.
Citing data from a bunch that tracks strikes of terror teams, Rappler large boss Maria Ressa stated ISIS was behind the Resorts World Manila attack.
Her report drew flak from netizens because it went in opposition to what authorities officers stated concerning the incident.
Thirty-eight folks died after a gunman opened fireplace on the on line casino of Resorts World Manila Friday (June 2). Authorities stated the suspect stole over P100 million price of on line casino chips earlier than setting himself on fireplace and capturing himself inside one of many resort rooms.
In the aftermath of the incident, Abella stated there could also be”attainable negligence” on Resorts World’s half concerning on line casino safety, constructing design and security protocols
“As gaming regulator, PAGCOR will do a full audit of all casinos,” he stated.