1 month DILG says personnel under its jurisdiction to be held liable if they receive gifts from public MB
By Chito Chavez The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) insisted that personnel under its wings will be held criminally or administratively liable if they receive or solicit gifts from the public they are supposed to serve. DILG Secretary Eduardo Año (Photo from Philippine Information Agency / MANILA BULLETIN) This declaration runs contrary to the stand of President Duterte when he said that policemen may accept gifts out of gratitude. ‘‘As a matter of policy, employees under the DILG, including police officers, will be held criminally and administratively liable if they receive or solicit gifts of monetary value ... more