Daanbayan Mayor Loot says he just smiled when he faced Duterte in Malacanang


Former police colonel and now Daanbayan, Cebu Mayor Vicente Loot said he well aware of President Rodrigo Duterte’s disgust and ire against him.

The politiko made this statement after being informed that he, and some judges, were personally mentioned by the Chief Executive for their involvement in illegal narcotics during the President’s January 11 meeting with 1,000 Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao mayors in Rizal Hall, Malacañang

“I just smiled. I expected it because I’m his favorite,” the Daanbayan mayor said in a report by the Philippine Daily Inquirer.‎

In the same meeting, Duterte said mayors implicated in the drug trade will be shot dead.

Loot is one of five high-ranking police officers accused of involvement in the drug trade.