MANILA, Philippines — “Why fear about the possible abuse?”
Former police chief and now Senator Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa raised this question on Wednesday as he continued to defend the recently signed anti-terror law.
He even dared critics to cite at least one example of abuse by law enforcers when the old Human Security Act of 2007 was being enforced.
“After 15 years, can you cite to me an example na inabuso ng kapulisan at kasundaluhan yung (that the police and military abused the) Human Security Act? Hindi, so why fear? Why fear about the possible abuse?” dela Rosa said in an interview over ABS-CBN News Channel’s Headstart.
“Ang mga pulis naman at sundalo ay takot din …
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