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Philippine drug dealer paid police for protection

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seems like it doesn't only happens in the Philippines this is like world-wide corruption
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Well, in the Philippines especially, where the wages aren't very high I don't blame a policeman for extorting money from a drug dealer. the Drug dealer is on a much higher wage!
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Well, in the Philippines especially, where the wages aren't very high I don't blame a policeman for extorting money from a drug dealer. the Drug dealer is on a much higher wage!
It is , but it's also how it got super corrupted
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MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines' police chief broke down before a Senate inquiry on Wednesday and vowed to stand by President Rodrigo Duterte and his deadly war on drugs, after a narcotics kingpin testified to entrenched police involvement in the illicit trade.

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Philippines — A self-confessed drug dealer, whose father was killed in an alleged gun fight in prison, has testified before a Philippine Senate investigation that he provided police officials and an opposition senator millions of pesos in protection money.

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Police Wednesday shot dead six supporters of a Philippine mayor days after President Rodrigo Duterte threatened to have him"shot on sight" for protecting his allegedly drug-dealing son.

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Kerwin said he issued checks worth in any event P3 million to Boss Supt. Asher Dolina, previous Eastern Visayas police provincial chief, through his broker Victor Espina, brother by marriage of previous Philippine National Police (PNP) officer-in-control, resigned Representative Executive General Leonardo Espina, in 2015.
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