Mabilog’s house is ‘like a palace,’ Duterte reveals

By: - Reporter / @NCorralesINQ
/ 03:30 PM August 30, 2017

Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog. NESTOR BURGOS / INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

President Rodrigo Duterte said he has ordered a lifestyle check on Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog and discovered his house was “like a palace.”

“Mabilog has sent a word that he wants to talk to me. And I had some lifestyle check on him,” he said in a speech after the oathtaking of star rank officers of the Philippine National Police (PNP) in Malacañang.


The President said he has ordered the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) and the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) to look into the properties and lifestyle of Mabilog.

“His house is like a palace,” he said.


“Sabi, anak siguro talaga ito ng mayamang mayaman. Yung bahay niya talagang ipinasilip ko sa NBI pati BIR, it’s really like a palace,” Duterte said.

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte

President Rodrigo Duterte says he has ordered a lifestyle check against Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog whom he has accused of protecting drug lords. NESTOR CORRALES/

Mabilog, in a radio interview on Tuesday, requested for a meeting with Duterte to clear his name.

The President earlier named him as among the narcopoliticians on his drug list.

The mayor has repeatedly denied the allegation.

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