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Declare drug involvement an act of treason, Alunan urges Duterte

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Former Interior and Local Government Secretary Raffy Alunan has laid down suggestions on how both President Duterte and Vice President Leni Robredo to enhance the government’s campaign against the illegal drug trade.

Alunan urged Duterte to focus on the supply reduction of the narcotics trade while Robredo to address the demand side.

“For PRRD: In combating the supply side, accelerate housecleaning of the Criminal Justice System to give yourself a fighting chance. Declare drug involvement as an act of treason. Scale-up the Human Security Act and Revised Penal Code. Restore the death penalty. Create special courts to swiftly settle drug cases,” he wrote on Facebook.

“For VPLENI: In addressing the demand side, mobilize the Church, business sector, civic clubs, medical profession and therapists to set up provincial rehab centers. Mobilize the religious, parents-teachers associations, parishes, media and community leaders to provide caring environments at home, in school, in communities and the workplace,” he said.

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