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VP Robredo hits police for ‘tokhang for ransom’

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NewsHubCEBU CITY—Vice President Leni Robredo expressed alarm Saturday over an Inquirer report that linked a policeman to the kidnapping of a South Korean national, stressing that rogue officers had taken advantage of the government’s war on drugs.
“They’re using drugs as a reason. Lately, it hasn’t been just killings, but also kidnapping, a sort of ‘tokhang for ransom,’” Robredo told a news conference after visiting Cebu City Jail’s female dormitory and the Operation Second Chance Center for children in conflict with the law.
Robredo was reacting to a spate of killings the past week. On Friday, two were killed by motorcyle-riding gunmen in Plaridel town while a man was killed in a drug bust in nearby Malolos city.

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