Duterte vows to investigate De Lima on ‘shabu’ inside Bilibid
DAVAO CITY—The war is not yet over.
“I will investigate you.”
This was presumptive President-elect Rodrigo Duterte stern response to Senator-elect Leila De Lima.
De Lima earlier vowed that she will be keeping an eye on Duterte most especially for his shoot-to-kill order against suspected criminals.
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“Shabu (inside the Bilibid Prisons) started in her time. Siya magbantay sa akin,” Duterte said.
Shabu is layman’s term for methamphetamine hydrochloride.
Duterte shared that he already approached De Lima to remind her that there is a bigger problem that must be immediately addressed.
“I called her attention when she criticized me after the senate hearing. Instead of zeroing in the real culprit ako na binantayan niya,” Duterte said.
Duterte had a word war with De Lima after the tough talking mayor threatened to kill alleged rice smuggler Davidson Bangayan during a Senate hearing in 2014.
“I will dig deep. In response to that, ‘hoy iha wag mo akong masyado pakialaman sa bunganga ko you better look at your own backyard. Shabu is being cooked inside your premises in Bilibid,” Duterte said.
Duterte said that it even took seven months for De Lima to start going inside the Bilibid Jail after he tipped her to do something about it.
“It took you seven months to go inside Bilibid. I will investigate you,” Duterte said. TVJ
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