The ex-head of the Philippine National Police (PNP), Director General Ronald “Bato” Dela Rosa silenced fellow senatorial candidate and also human rights activist Atty. Chel Diokno throughout the most recently concluded Senatorial Debate presented live on GMA-7.
Throughout the senatorial debate, Gen. Bato Dela Rosa provides an excellent response on the question of Atty. Chel Diokno concerning the Oplan Tokhang operation started at the time of Bato’s duration as PNP Chief.
The veteran law enforcer was questioned by the panelist relating to the Oplan Tokhang and just how would he response his critics who stated that numerous members of the PNP misused the declared operation during his time.
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The panelist of GMA-7 pointed out the case of Kian Delos Santos and also Korean national Jee Ick Joo as an illustration on the alleged illegal actions created by certain cops in the midst of Oplan Tokhang.
When Gen. Bato was questioned if he has a liability on the bad acts committed by certain cops throughout the Oplan Tokhang, he replied brightly by stating that his just accountability with what happened is conscience.
“Ang aking pananagutan diyan ay konsensya lamang, ako’y nakokonsensya dahil nangyayari yan during my time.” Bato claimed.
“But when you say legal… Ito po’y pinanagutan na ng mga suspects dahil nga lahat ng mga sinesyon na cases during my term lahat po yan ay na solve, nakasuhan at nakulong at ngayo’y nakaharap ng kaso.. lahat ng pulis na nagaabuso. Dahil po ang internal cleansing ng PNP ay tuloy tuloy, wala pong hinto.” Bato added.
Fellow Senatorial bet Atty. Chel Diokno tried to look deeper and also requested Gen. Bato regarding his order to “neutralize” the claimed shabu user and also pushers.
Atty. Diokno questioned “Ang tanong ko po ay bakit niyo ginamit ang salitang ‘neutralize’ sa inyong utos sa circular sa tokhang, samantalang ang neutralize ay wala pong legal na depinisyon at madali po siyang ma-misintepret na ang ibig sabihin po non ay pum*tay,” Diokno stated.
Gen. Bato Dela Rosa immediately responded and brilliantly provided his question to Diokno by stating that the opposition where the latter belong is the problem, as he mentionedthat they’re the one supplying a negative impression on the word “neutralize” in the circular.
Gen. Bato additionally discussed the meaning of “neutralize” in the Philippine National Police (PNP).
“Ang masama diyan kayo kasi ang nagbigay ng masamang meaning ng neutralize,” Bato stated.
“Ang sa amin, neutralize means render the enemy incapable of committing further cr*me or injuries, so hindi ibig sabihin na kapag neutralize hulihin mo siya.. neutralize na siya.. putulin mo yung mga tumutulong sa kanya sa krimen.. neutralize na siya pero hindi ibig sabihin nun ay p*tayin.” Bato added.
“Kayo lang ang nagbigay ng word na p*tay,”
The remarkable response of Gen. Bato Dela Rosa obtained praises from netizens as well as from his fans and followers on social media who personally saw the debate aired live by GMA News on Saturday night.
Source: Facebook / GMA News