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Duterte: Murdered mayor Halili was involved in illegal drugs

Jul 6, 2018 @ 17:55

President Rodrigo Duterte on July 2 said Tanauan City Mayor Antonio Halili was involved in the illegal drug trade.

Duterte made the claim just hours after the Batangas politiko was gunned down during the Monday flag ceremony.

“Kanina si Halili sa Batangas. Kunwari ipa-procession ang mga addicts, siya pala, siya ‘yun,” the President said.

“I suspect he was into drugs. I just suspect,” he added.

Halili was notorious was parading and publicly shaming drug pushers in Tanauan.

But Duterte’s claim contradicted Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque’s statement that Halili was a staunch ally of the administration.

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