PNP Chief Director Gen. Ronald “Bato” Dela Rosa Turns Emotional During Senate Hearing

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The Head of Police of the Philippine National Police (PNP) Director General Ronald “Bato” Dela Rosa turned emotional during the Senate hearing on the killings of Mayor Rolando Espinosa.

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Gen. Bato Dela Rosa couldn’t control his emotions as he shed tears after Sen. Juan Miguel Zubiri stated that he’s the only cop left who trusted by most Filipinos.

Sen. Zubiri was quoted as saying “Sa tingin ko, ikaw na lang ang pinagkakatiwalaan namin. Ikaw na lang talaga ang pag-asa namin because we believe in you,” Sen. Zubiri said to Gen. Dela Rosa.

Gen. Bato Dela Rosa responded to Sen. Zubiri’s statement by saying that “I cannot blame the public. Maski ako nga, hindi ko na alam kung sino ang pagkakatiwalaan.” Gen. Dela Rosa told the committee.

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The PNP Chief also admitted that he already having a difficult time in managing the Philippine National Police as PNP Chief, but due to his commitment to the Filipino people and to Pres. Rody Duterte, he’s really determined to reform the organization even if it will cost his life.

Gen. Bato was quoted as saying “Gustong gusto kong mareform yung PNP, mahal na mahal ko yung organization namin…. ako’y hirap na hirap na… But I will never surrender.”

The former Chief of Davao City Police, Gen. Bato Dela Rosa also vowed that he will never leave Pres. Rody Duterte on his war against illegal drugs.

“Sinabi ko sa Presidente, ‘di kita iiwan sa laban ‘to. I will be with you, no matter what.” PNP Chief added.

Sen. Zubiri who was instrumental for Gen. Bato’s emotional statement, comforted the PNP Chief and explained that he did not wish to do so to the PNP Chief, all he want is to support the PNP’s war on drugs. 

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