Senator Antonio Trillanes once again lashed out President Rodrigo Duterte over his remark about martial law.
“Akala ko ba three to six months lang kaya niya [nang] tapusin ang drug problem or else magre-resign siya? Tapos ngayon kailangan na mag-martial law? Anyare? Nag-supermoon?” the senator said on a text message as reported by GMA News.During the election campaign, Duterte vowed to stop criminalities and illegal drugs within three to six months in the country.
However, sometime in September, he asked for an extension for his promise for he was surprised how prevalent illegal drugs in the Philippines.
Meanwhile, Manny Pacquiao explained that Duterte is never in favor of martial law to happen again.
"I am not a fan of martial law. Abugado ako e. Natakot 'yung mga tao sa martial law. But if ever, martial law is a contingency to meet widespread violence," Duterte said.