6 months Majority of Filipinos believe cops are involved in illegal drugs – survey MB
By Ellalyn De Vera-Ruiz and Genalyn Kabiling  Majority of Filipinos believe policemen are involved in illegal drug trade, extra-judicial killings, and planting of evidence against suspected drug traders, results of the recent Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey showed. Reacting to the survey result, Presidential spokesman Salvador Panelo said the government has “zero tolerance” for policemen involved in abuse and illegal activities. He said the government would continue to rid the police ranks of these “rotten eggs.” Policemen stand guard near the body of a man killed during what police said was a drug related vigilante killing in Pasig, February 2017.(REUTERS/Erik ... more