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Bong Go dares narco politikos: Show proof of your innocence

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By Marie P. Ruiz

Former Special Assistant to the President , now senatorial aspirant Bong Go called on politicians in the narco list to clean up their acts or prove that they are innocent.

Go made the statement following the release of the names of at least 46 local government officials allegedly involved in the illegal drug trade.

He said it would be best if the alleged narco politicians voluntarily cooperate with authorities.

Go said if those in the narco list assert that they are innocent, they should present concrete evidence to clear their names.

He said “Kung iginigiit naman ninyong wala kayo talagang kinalaman sa ilegal na droga, magbigay kayo ng sapat na ebidensiya para malinis ang inyong pangalan at mawala ang pagdududa sa inyo ng taong bayan.”

Go likewise warned politicans or candidates with links to illegal drugs to stay away from him .

He stressed “Kung meron man pong mga politiko na sangkot sa droga, mas mabuti po layuan niyo na lang ako. Pag nalaman ko po na meron kayong kinalaman sa ilegal na droga, pasensyahan tayo- ako na mismo ang magrereport sa inyo sa mga awtoridad.”

Meanwhile, Go said if given a chance to serve the people as Senator, he would help further fine-tune the government’s strategy against illegal drugs, by batting for additonal funds for the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency an the establishment of more rehabilitation and reformation centers.

Go is also seeking amendments to existing laws to deprive drug syndicates the opportunity to exploit minors as drug couriers.

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