outbrain
Close  

Go: Next BuCor chief must be a ‘killer’

By: - Reporter / @MAgerINQ
/ 03:07 PM September 11, 2019

MANILA, Philippines — Neophyte Senator Christopher “Bong” Go wants a “killer” to be the next head of the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor).

ADVERTISEMENT

Go said an “exasperated” President Rodrigo Duterte has already started looking for the next BuCor chief after firing Nicanor Faeldon last week. 

Duterte sacked Faeldon amid controversy over the early release of heinous crime convicts, including former Calauan Mayor Antonio Sanchez.

FEATURED STORIES

Sanchez was convicted for the rape-slay of University of the Philippines-Los Baños student, Eileen Sarmenta, and murder of her friend and schoolmate, Allan Gomez.

READ: Duterte to Faeldon: You’re fired

“Maaaring naghahanap sya (Duterte) ng mga dating militar, dating police o retired,” the senator told reporters on Wednesday.

But Go said his recommendation to the President is to appoint a “killer” at the helm of BuCor.

“Basta killer. Ang mamuno ng  BuCor, dapat killer,”   he said,

The senator said he already has a person in mind but refused to divulge it.

“Kung former military or former police basta killer,” he stressed.

ADVERTISEMENT

When pressed further, Go said: “Basta qualified po s’yang i-appoint. Basta killer.” /kga

Read Next
LATEST STORIES
MOST READ
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.
View comments

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: Bureau of Corrections, Christopher "Bong" Go, Local news, Nation, national news, news, Philippine news updates, Philippines, Politics, Prison, Senate
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.
entertainment

Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina

January 18, 2020 10:42 AM

entertainment

Eminem drops surprise album, advocates changes to gun laws

January 18, 2020 10:23 AM

newsinfo

Cloudy skies over Luzon due to amihan

January 18, 2020 09:40 AM



© Copyright 1997-2020 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.