WATCH: Duterte names mayors, politicians, judges listed as 'drug protectors'

Watch President Rodrigo Duterte as he announces the names of mayors, politicians, and judges who are listed as "drug protectors."

Here's the partial list.

  • Judge Mopas of DasmariƱas, Cavite
  • Judge Reyes of Baguio City
  • Judge Savilo of RTC Branch 13, Iloilo City
  • Judge Casipli of Kalibo, Aklan
  • Judge Rene Gonzales of MTC
  • Judge Navidad of RTC Calbayog City
  • Judge Ezekiel Dagala of MTC Dapa, Siargao

Public officials / mayors / narco-politicians in Luzon:
  • Mayor Renaldo Flores, Naguilian, La Union
  • Dante Garcia of Tubao, La Union
  • Martin De Guzman, Bauang, La Union
  • Marjorie Salazar, Lasam, Cagayan
  • Cipriano "Goto" Dungao Violago, Bulacan
  • Marino Morales of Mabalacat, Pampanga
  • Felix Castillo of Daguioman, Abra
  • Ex-mayor Eufranio Eriguel of Agoo, La Union
  • Jose "Pepe" Miranda of Santiago City, Isabela
  • Vicente Amante of San Pablo City, Laguna
  • Ryan Dolor of Bauan, Batangas
  • Vice Mayor Edgardo Trinidad, El Nido, Palawan

Public officials / mayors / narco-politicians in Luzon:
  • Alex Centena of Calinog, Iloilo
  • Julius Ronald Pacificador of Hamtic, Antique
  • Jed Mabilog, Iloilo City
  • Mariano M. Malones of Maasin, Iloilo
  • Ex-mayor Michael Rama, Cebu City
  • Hector Ong of Laoang, Northern Samar
  • Rolando Espinosa, Leyte
  • Beda L. CaƱamaque, Basay, Negros Oriental
  • Ex-mayor Madeleine Mendoza-Ong, Laoang, Northern Samar

After revealing the names, the President relieved all policemen, PNP personnel assigned as security guards, and security personnel of the mayors he mentioned.

Duterte likewise ordered the cancellation of any and all of their licenses and permits to carry firearms effective Sunday, August 7.

"I take full responsibility. Any mistake of the military and police, ako yung responsable. I ordered them to do the listing," Duterte said, reiterating that he is putting at stake his honor, life and even the presidency.

"Hindi ko kayo kalaban. Wala kayong atraso sa akin, pero galit na ako ngayon," the president said.

Duterte ordered the incumbent and former public officials he mentioned to report to him directly, the Philippine National Police officials to PNP chief Director General Ronald "Bato" dela Rosa, and the judges to the Supreme Court within 24 hours, otherwise he will order the entire police and military to hunt them.

The president told police and military personnel in his list, whom he described as "administratively dead," to report to their mother units within 24 hours.

"The other names are ongoing re-validation," he added.

Here's the video of President Duterte's announcement:

Source: SunStar