Archive | April 2004

Duterte Comes to the Aid of Hospitalized NPA Reb

By Edith Regalado | Updated April 1, 2004 – 12:00am

DAVAO CITY. Saying that “everyone is entitled to medical treatment,” Mayor Rodrigo Duterte has facilitated the release from the Davao Medical Center of a wounded communist rebel by shouldering his bills amounting to P110,000.

But Duterte clarified that his gesture to help Marvin Luis, 36, should not be construed as paying a permit-to-campaign fee to the New People’s Army (NPA).
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