Philippine drug war enforcer defends police killing of toddler

FILE PHOTO: Philippine National Police chief Ronald Dela Rosa speaks during the founding anniversary of the Philippine National Police celebration at Camp Crame, in Quezon city Metro Manila, Philippines February 6, 2017. REUTERS/Erik De Castro/File photo

MANILA (Reuters) – A former police general who oversaw the bloodiest years of the Philippines’ war on drugs on Thursday shrugged off the killing by police of a 3-year-old girl in a sting operation, saying the world was not perfect, and “shit happens”. Ronald dela Rosa, a Senator who once led the crackdown that has […]

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