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Philippine lawmaker seeks Duterte impeachment for abuse of power

Philippine lawmaker seeks Duterte impeachment for abuse of power

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by March 17, 2017 World News

 

 

MANILA (Reuters) – An opposition lawmaker filed an impeachment complaint in the Philippine Congress on Thursday against President Rodrigo Duterte, calling for his removal for what he said were high crimes, betrayal of public trust and abuses of power.

Lower house representative Gary Alejano accused Duterte of a laundry list of what he said were impeachable offences, from conflicts of interest and assets concealment to drugs-related extrajudicial killings and operating a “death squad” during the 22 years he was Davao City mayor. We’re sorry. You don't have permission to access this page. Please sign up to have full access to this page.

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