🎥 On hazing, corruption in BOC, and proposal for legislative police | Sept. 26, 2017

In an interview, Sen. Lacson answers questions on:
– investigation into the fatal hazing of Horacio Castillo III
– reported proposal for legislative police

Quotes from the interview…

On penalties vs coddling of suspects in Atio’s hazing:
“Kasi sa batas kung sino ang directly nag-participate, di lang directly nag-participate kundi ang present sa initiation rites, mapapanagot. Pero gusto pa natin i-expand based sa pakikipagusap ko sa kasamahan ko, meron silang mga ideas na gusto nila i-expand ang coverage. Ang extreme nga riyan gusto pa ang iskwelahan bigyan ng sanction. But we heard the CHED, mukhang mahirap gawin yan.”

On proposals for a legislative police force:
“Meron nang OSAA. Hindi ko maintindihan anong proposal ng legislative police. Anong powers, functions, mandate, kailangan i-define nang mabuti.”
“As of now kung ako ang tatanungin wala akong nakikita (need for a legislative police force).”

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