Faeldon vows to resign, ‘obliterate’ arrested son if proven involved in drugs
MANILA, Philippines — Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) Chief Nicanor Faeldon on Friday vowed to resign and “personally obliterate” his son if the latter is proven to be involved in illegal drug activities.
In an interview with ABS-CBN News Channel, Faeldon confirmed that his son, who introduced himself as Nicanor Faeldon Jr., was arrested as police served a search warrant against another drug suspect in a house in Naga City.
“What I can assure everybody is that if my son is involved in any way, kahit na user, I will resign immediately and hunt him down. Ako na ang magpaparusa diyan. I will kill that idiot kung involved siya. That’s my assurance to the public. I don’t tolerate such [act],” he said.
In a statement issued by Faeldon’s camp also on Friday, the BuCor chief and once former head of the Bureau of Customs likewise said: “In any event, if the police investigation will show that my son, Nicanor Jr. is indeed, a drug pusher and therefore a menace to society, then there will be no need to prosecute or to jail him. I will personally obliterate him from the face of the earth.”
This statement was coursed through Faeldon’s legal team.
Moreover, Faeldon noted he was “totally clueless” of the incident, and assured he would “not lift a finger to influence” Naga City police’s investigation.
“I strongly urge the Naga City police authorities to immediately report to their higher-ups and to media, if there is any attempt, whether directly or indirectly, from me to influence them in any way,” he added. /kga
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