Director General Ronald "Bato" dela Rosa, chief of the Philippine National Police, said President Rodrigo Duterte might just be expressing his frustration when he said that he was going to withdraw government troops in Marawi City if the Supreme Court could not find factual basis for his declaration of martial law in Mindanao.
"That is his decision kung gusto nya i-pull out," Dela Rosa said. "Pero siguro baka act of frustration 'yan dahil nga madaming buhay na binuwis, dami na nating nasugatan ng mga kasundaluhan at kapulisan. Then ngayon gano'n na lang, i-give up natin yung syudad ng Marawi na hindi pa natin fully na-recover."
Dela Rosa made the statement to reporters in an am...
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