Duterte: Ex-DND chief Gazmin liable for ‘usurpation of authority’

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte claimed on Saturday, September 8, that former defense secretary Voltaire “Volts” Gazmin is liable for “usurpation of authority” when the latter recommended the amnesty grant to Senator Antonio Trillanes IV in 2011.
Duterte said in a news briefing in Davao City on Saturday that Gazmin, who served the administration of Benigno Aquino III, recommended the grant of amnesty to Trillanes,among others, and “approved it himself.” (LIST: Who’s been granted amnesty?)
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“You know he (Gazmin) recommended that a general amnesty be given and then after his recommendation, he approved it. Siya mismo nag-grant, siya mismo nag-recommend. Bakit mo pa irerecommend, ikaw lang pipirma (He was the one who granted but he was the one who recommended. Why would you recommend if you’re the same person who will sign)?” he said.
“So what’s the crime of Volts? Usurpation of authority. Lahat sila ‘yan may tama diyan (All of them are liable),” he added.

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