Sara Duterte says lifestyle check on husband ‘unreasonable’

Sara Duterte says lifestyle check on husband ‘unreasonable’

Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio has dismissed as “unreasonable” the proposed lifestyle check on her husband, Manases, saying the allegations hurled against him were merely based on “chismis” and “lies”.

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EXCLUSIVE: Gordon’s panel to ask NBI for lifestyle check on Duterte’s son, son-in-law

EXCLUSIVE: Gordon’s panel to ask NBI for lifestyle check on Duterte’s son, son-in-law

The Senate blue ribbon committee has recommended a lifestyle check on members of President Rodrigo Duterte’s family – Davao City Vice Mayor Paolo Duterte and his brother-in-law Manases Carpio – over allegations on their involvement in smuggling purportedly facilitated by the “Davao Group”.

In a draft committee report, a copy of which was obtained by the Inquirer on Tuesday, the committee urged the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) to conduct a lifestyle check on the younger Duterte and Carpio.

However, the committee, chaired by Senator Richard Gordon, did not recommend the filing of charges against the two.

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Paolo Duterte’s embattled pal loses council panel posts due to absences

Paolo Duterte’s embattled pal loses council panel posts due to absences

Councilor Nilo “Small” Abellera Jr., who was linked to the Bureau of Customs payola scandal, has been ousted from all his council committee positions due to his absences.

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Trillanes pushes ‘shabu’ shipment probe

Trillanes pushes ‘shabu’ shipment probe

Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV on Sunday said he would object to Sen. Richard Gordon’s bid to terminate the Senate blue ribbon committee’s inquiry into the P6.4-billion “shabu” (crystal meth) shipment from China because the committee had not yet located “Tita Nani,” the Bureau of Customs (BOC) official allegedly representing the Davao Group led by presidential son and Davao City Vice Mayor Paolo Duterte in the smuggling activities.

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Duterte orders cops: Kill my son if he’s involved in illegal drugs

Duterte orders cops: Kill my son if he’s involved in illegal drugs

President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday said he had ordered the police to kill his son, Davao City Vice Mayor Paolo Duterte, if they should catch him being involved in the illegal drug trade.

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