Paolo Duterte running for Congress, says sister Sara
DAVAO CITY — Former Davao City vice mayor Paolo Duterte will be running for Congress, Mayor Sara Duterte announced in a press briefing at City Hall Monday morning.
Sara did not elaborate on her brother’s plans brother but reiterated that she was not running for the Senate.
Paolo, President Rodrigo Duterte’s eldest child, served as vice mayor until he resigned in December last year following a spat with daughter Isabelle that circulated on social media.
He and his brother-in-law Manases Carpio, Sara’s husband, also earlier figured in a Senate inquiry on the P6.4-billion worth of shabu that slipped through the Bureau of Customs (BOC) in 2016.
Paolo and Carpio have filed a case of libel against Senator Antonio Trillanes IV for dragging their names to the drug smuggling issue. /cbb
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