PNP assures public: No abuse of anti-terror law

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine National Police (PNP) yesterday assured the public that law enforcers would not abuse the controversial Anti-Terror Law, which President Duterte signed into law on Friday.

PNP spokesman Brig. Gen. Bernard Banac said there are safeguards in the implementation of the law as some sectors raised concern that the administration might use the law to silence its critics.

“The PNP assures (the public) that it will not be abused and we...