Senator Antonio Trillanes IV on Friday mentioned he was taking with a grain of salt President Rodrigo Duterte’s declaration that his six-year time period could be a “purging regime.”

Trillanes mentioned Duterte ought to be the final individual to speak about cleaning as a result of after mendacity about the billions he saved in secret bank accounts.

“Maniniwala lang ako sa purging na ‘yan ni Duterte pag pinakita nya na ‘yung mga bank accounts nya,” he mentioned in textual content message to reporters.

“Kasi hanggang ngayon, hindi pa rin nya mapaliwanag kung bakit meron syang bilyon bilyong piso (na bank deposits),” Trillanes mentioned.

Trillanes mentioned that it was extra doubtless that the President would find yourself being “purged” by the public for mendacity about his huge wealth

Days earlier than the May 2016 presidential elections, Trillanes got here out with an exposé alleging that Duterte saved giant sums of undeclared cash. Even after Duterte received, the senator continued to pursue his declare that the President had greater than P2 billion in his bank accounts even when he was nonetheless serving as mayor of Davao City.

In a speech Thursday, the President introduced that he would fireplace one other chairperson of a authorities company and three police generals due to corruption concern.

Duterte mentioned intends to cleanse the authorities in the subsequent few days.