The opposition in the Senate is seeking an inquiry into recent killings in Cebu province, some of which were allegedly carried out by policemen. The minority bloc is composed of Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon and Senators De Lima, Bam Aquino, Risa Hontiveros, Kiko Pangilinan and Antonio Trillanes IV. Five other drug suspects were found dead at Barangay Malubog in Cebu City on the same day. The Senate minority slammed the police for insisting that drug suspects killed in police operations had resisted arrest. Support from CHRThe Commission on Human Rights (CHR) in Central Visayas supported the Senate minority’s move for an investigation.
Source: Philippine Daily Inquirer October 11, 2018 21:30 UTC