Philippines | Drug arrests continue despite Manila police conviction for murder

Drug arrests continue despite Manila police conviction for murder

Rights groups hail ruling last week that found police guilty of killing teenager Kian Delos Santos, but say it's too soon to tell if verdict will lower the rate of Filipinos being killed for dealing in drugs

December 3, 2018 2:03 PM (UTC+8)
Supporters of Kian delos Santos attend a vigil last week at the police station where three police involved in Kian's killing were assigned in Manila. The three police received long jail terms on Nov 29 for murdering the teenager. It was the first conviction of officers carrying out President Duterte's war on drugs. Photo: Noel Celis / AFP
Supporters of Kian delos Santos attend a vigil last week at the police station where three police involved in Kian's killing were assigned in Manila. The three police received long jail terms on Nov 29 for murdering the teenager. It was the first conviction of officers carrying out President Duterte's war on drugs. Photo: Noel Celis / AFP
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