The war on drugs of President Rodrigo Duterte has delighted many of his supporters. Now they rejoice of over the news that another so-called “Big Fish” has been killed. Mayor Reynaldo Parojinog Sr., 14 others including his wife were killed in his residence after a shootout during police operations in Ozamiz last Sunday.
This incident could be considered by the authorities as done legally and not a rob out. This is the explanation of Philippine National Police Chief Director General Ronald Dela Rosa and The head of Ozamiz police, Chief Inspector Jovie Espenido said on Sunday the CCTVs were “paralyzed” for the safety of their agents who accompanied the operations.
These explanations can stir more questions in our minds. Liberal Party President Senator Kiko Pangilinan questioned the timing the warrants were served and the disabling of CCTV cameras prior to the incident.
Parojinog is now the third mayor killed in the war on drugs.
As of the moment his daughter Vice Mayor Nova Parojinog, his son Reynaldo Parojinog Jr., and four more relatives and supporters were arrested for illegal possession of firearms and ammunition.