President Rodrigo Duterte has defended his comment that rapists can mess with Miss Universe as a substitute of children, saying what he meant was each offenses will lead to death.
In a speech on the oath-taking of recent authorities officers in Malacañang Monday (July 17), Duterte stated the context of his speech was the grotesque killing of a household of 5 in Bulacan, during which two ladies had been additionally reportedly raped.
“At tsaka ‘yung sabi ‘rape’, hindi ako nagjo-joke noon, it’s Malacañang. Sinong bang nagsabi na ‘rape joke?’ I was not joking,” he stated.
Duterte stated he was appalled that even the one-year-old baby within the household was raped and killed by a development employee.
“Kaya ang sinabi ko, ‘You know, even if you rape a one-year-old or a Miss Universe, just the same, you will lose your balls and I will kill you.’ What’s wrong? Why do you say I’m threatening people?” he requested.
Speaking earlier than Filipino-American executives in Davao City final July 14, Duterte stated: “Ang ayaw ko ‘yung bata. Kung pakialaman mo siguro ‘yung Ms. Universe, maybe I would even congratulate you for having the balls to rape somebody when you know that you are going to die. Pero ‘yung bata, ‘yung mag rape ka tapos you… mahirap ‘yan.”
However, of 5 members of the Carlos household who died, the one-year outdated was Dexter Jr.
The victims who had been reportedly raped had been Estrella Carlos and her 58-year-old mom, Auring Dizon.