9 months Release of narco-list part of efforts to strengthen war on drugs – Malaya MB
By Chito Chavez The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) has insisted the release of the narco-list before the May 13, 2019 mid-term elections is never designed to tarnish the image of opposition candidates. DILG Undersecretary and spokesman Jonathan Malaya maintained the move was part of the government’s “honest to goodness’’ efforts to strengthen its war against illegal drugs. DILG Assistant Secretary Jonathan Malaya (Photo via Facebook / MANILA BULLETIN) “The release of the list of politicians allegedly involved in illegal drugs ahead of the May elections was not meant to “destroy the enemies of the administration,” Malaya said. ... more