- Last week, Bato dela Rosa has announced his participation in the senatorial bid next year
- He said that if ever he will win, he will push “death penalty”
- Dela Rosa’s decision to run in Senate was advised by President Duterte
After Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) chief director, General Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa has confirmed that he will be running in the upcoming senatorial elections in 2019.
Dela Rosa also shared that it was a decision made by President Rodrigo Duterte and he was just following his advice.
KAMI learned from CNN Philippines that if Dela Rosa would win in the elections, he would pursue bringing back again “death penalty”.
Death penalty was also a part of President Duterte’s campaign before as to end the drug issues in the country. Death penalty was ceased back in 1986 which made the Philippines to be the first Asian country to stop the capital punishment. It was put back in 1993 and then suspended again in 2006 under the administration of former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.
In a report by KAMI, Dela Rosa said that the President was undecided before on whether he should run as a governor in Davao del Sur or as a senator. In a mass oath-taking of Hugpong ng Pagbabago, a regional party sphere headed by Sara Duterte Carpio, President Duterte has announced that Dela Rosa should run as a senator.
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