Senator Lawrence “Bong” Go, President Rodrigo Duterte, and Bureau of Corrections chief Nicanor Faeldon at the baptism of Faeldon’s son. Photo: Handout

Rodrigo Duterte finally fires favourite official Nicanor Faeldon after release of drug offenders

  • Nicanor Faeldon, director of the Bureau of Corrections, had attracted controversy by releasing 816 convicts in a nine-month span
  • While these include four Chinese drug traffickers, it took some time for the president to respond to the actions of his ally
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Senator Lawrence “Bong” Go, President Rodrigo Duterte, and Bureau of Corrections chief Nicanor Faeldon at the baptism of Faeldon’s son. Photo: Handout
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