Robredo stands firm on drug war report

first_imgIn giving the drug war a one percent mark,Robredo cited the Philippine National Police’s estimates of 3,000 kilograms ofshabu per week (156,000 kilograms a year) and compared it with Philippine DrugEnforcement Agency seizures which did not even reach one percent of the 156,000kilograms per year in the last three years. (GMA News/PN) “Kungmaraming drug operations, kung hindinabawasan ang supply, sayang angresources,” Robredo added. MANILA – Vice President Leni Robredostood by her pronouncements that the Duterte administration’s anti-illegal drugwar is a failure, saying her data would only be wrong if government officialswould admit that they gave her the wrong figures. “Kapag sinabi nilang mali iyong data ko, galing iyon sa kanila,” says Vice President Leni Robredo, staying firm on her pronouncements that the administration’s anti-illegal drug war is a failure. OVPcenter_img “Kapagsinabi nilang mali iyong data ko,galing iyon sa kanila. Ano ‘yungeffect sa supply ng paghuli ng high-value targets? Kung walang epekto sa supply, wala rin. Kung 4,000 kilograms o 5,000 kilogram of shabu ang nasamsam, of what iyon?Iyong computation nga natinless than one percent, paano natinmasasabing we are accomplishing something?” Robredo said during a newsforum on Wednesday. Robredo said instead of crying foul overher report that cited government figures, administration officials should reconciletheir drug war numbers – something she said they have failed to do in the lastthree years.last_img read more

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