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Ex-cop claims he murdered about 200 people on Duterte’s orders

Former policeman Arturo Lascañas has told a Senate hearing he was a hit-man who killed some 200 people on the orders of then city mayor Rodrigo Duterte. His evidence was a complete U-turn after a Senate appearance last October, when he denied the so-called Davao Death Squad even existed or that…


Senator: Duterte’s hit man plotted to assassinate me in “an accident”

Opposition senator Antonio Trillanes IV has claimed that President Duterte made plans to have him killed. Sen. Trillanes quoted self-confessed leader of the Davao Death Squad, Arturo Lascañas, who claims he suggested that the killing should be made to look like an accident. (Read more here and here.) The senator’s…