Philippines

Palace assures probe on erring enforcers following Kian’s death

MANILA (Philippines News Agency)  — The Palace assured that erring enforcers will be properly investigated following the death of Kian Lloyd delos Santos.

“The President who continues to vigorously pursue the dismantling of the drug apparatus, ensures that erring enforcers will be properly investigated,” said Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella.

According to Abella, NCRPO Police Director Oscar D. Albayalde has expressed condolences to the bereaved family; ordered the relief and investigation of all involved, and assured the public that mistakes and illegal acts will not be tolerated.

“Let me be clear that the violent death of any Filipino is one death too many, especially that of Kian Lloyd de los Santos,” he said.

“This deeply regrettable incident has triggered deep public sentiment, and challenges those in law enforcement to be wary of the reckless exercise of power and authority,” he added.

Abella then urged the public’s participation in nation building, adding that the incident challenges the nation to be more vigilant. (PND)

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