7 months Lorenzana to verify reports some Scout Rangers being used as bodyguards of gambling lords MB
By Martin Sadongdong Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana vowed Tuesday that he will look into reports that some Scout Rangers from the Philippine Army were allegedly used to protect illegal gambling lords, some of whom were said to be former ranking military and police officials. Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana (REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco / MANILA BULLETIN) “I will look into that report,” Lorenzana said when asked about the matter at the sidelines of the 2019 Disaster Risk Resilience Summit in Quezon City. According to published reports, some elite Army troops and Special Action Force from the Philippine National Police (PNP) were used as bodyguards ... more