NegOcc gov against death squads vs communists
Negros Occidental Gov. Alfredo Marañon Jr. opposed the use of death squads to fight members of the communist New People’s Army.
President Rodrigo Duterte earlier said he plans to create a “Duterte Death Squad” to counter the sparrow units of communist rebels.
Reacting to Duterte’s statement on deploying his own sparrow unit, Marañon said in a Visayan Daily Star that it was just a wrong use of words.
Due process and the rule of law must always be upheld, he added.
That is too drastic and can be abused, said the politiko.