Duterte names at least 10 gov’t execs probed for corruption
President Rodrigo Duterte has revealed names of government officials under investigation over corruption.
Duterte said those officials under probe include Atty. Ambrosi Basman, Atty Rohani Basman, Amisa Lumuntod, Amilquir Macabando, Department of Justice Prosecutor Atty. Samina Sampaco Macabando-Usman, and OIC Pasay City Prosecutor Atty. Benjamin B. Lanto.
Further, Duterte said Inquest Prosecutor Clemente Villanueva, Assistant Prosecutor Florenzo dela Cruz, Naia District Collector Ramon Anquilan, Customs Intelligence and Investigation Division Director Adzhar Albani, and Naia customs operations officer Lomontod Macabando were likewise being investigated.
He also said that a certain former mayor of Marawi City was also under investigation.
“They are all suspended for now pending investigation,” he told reporters in an interview in Malacañang on Wednesday.
Mr. Duterte said he would forward to the Ombudsman the list of officials who were under investigation.
“Mas gusto ko ang Ombudsman para walang masabi,” he said. /kga
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