The new chairman of the Senate Justice and Human Rights Senator Richard Gordon threatened on Thursday the witness who claims to be a member of Davao Death Squad Edgar Matobato to cite in contempt if he will not tell the truth.
Gordon issued the threat after it was learned that Matobato already submitted an affidavit mentioning his supposed participation in the Davao Death Squad when he denied earlier executing one.
“Isipin mo ang sasagutin mo, isipin mo na dapat totoo ang sasabihin mo dahil walang lusot dito. We are investigating, we have to interpellate, kailangang palabasin ang totoo otherwise I will hold you in contempt.” Senator Gordon said.
“In Tagalog iko-contempt kita. E wala namang Tagalog iyong contempt. Pinapatawa ko lang kayo para mawala ang tension baka may dutdutan na naman tayo dito,” he added.