Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has invited citizens to shoot, but not kill, any public officials they witness taking bribes, promising immunity from prosecution, provided the corrupt bureaucrat survives.
The unorthodox presidential ‘order’ also called on Filipinos to beat up corrupt officials they encounter, the Manilla Bulletin reports, despite the likely disastrous consequences for law and order.
Those who take him up on the offer “will not be sent to prison, but will only be seriously punished physically.
Now that’s how you drain a swamp. Best shortcut ever. That might actually do give a blow to corporate corruption.
The president is known for his off-the-cuff remarks and dark-humored jokes as much as he is for actually seeing plans through, with a violent drug war that has been repeatedly criticized by rights groups, the UN and the wider constitutional community.
RT. com / ABC Flash Point News 2019.