President Rodrigo Duterte called on Mayor Rolando Espinosa of Albuera,Leyte and his son, Kerwin Espinosa to surrender or ‘shoot on sight’ order will be given if they resist and endanger the lives of police officers.
“President Rodrigo R. Duterte demanded the surrender of Mayor Ronaldo Espinosa Sr., of Albuera, Leyte and his son, Kerwin Espinosa, on the grounds of drug-trafficking and coddling, within 24 hours,” Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella said in a statement.
“Otherwise an order of “shoot on sight” will be given if they resist and endanger the lives of arresting police officers,” he added.
Earlier, Espinosa’s staff were arrested during a buy-bust operation where officers seized P1.9 million worth of illegal drugs. While two of the Mayor’s bodyguards and three employees were arrested.
source: Philippine Daily Inquirer