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Mamasapano probe will prove Pnoy didn’t do anything to save SAF men, says Enrile

Minority Leader Juan Ponce Enrile on Monday vowed that he will prove that President Benigno Aquino III not only was “actively and directly” involved in the planning and preparation of the Mamasapano operation, but that the chief executive did not do anything to save the 44 members of the Philippine National Police-Special Action Force who were killed during the incident.
The veteran senator made the pronouncement on Monday with little more than a week before the resumption of the Senate investigation into the incident, which Enrile pushed the Committee on Public order to reopen.
“So that there will be no more questions whether we should reopen the probe or not, I would like to make manifestation that I have evidence that the President, Benigno Aquino III actively and directly involved himself in the planning and preparation of Oplan Exodus,” said Enrile as committee chairman Senator Grace Poe sought clarification on the Senate Rules Committee decision to reopen the probe.
Enrile said that on the day of actual preparation, the president was monitoring the operations while going to Zamboanga City.
“While the operation is going on the SAF units were being slaughtered, he did not do anything at all to save them. I’m going to prove this with evidence in the hearing, “said Enrile.
When sought for comment, Communication Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr. Said Malacañiang will answer Enrile’s allegations in the proper forum”.
“We will address these questions if and when these are raised or asked at the proper forum,” Coloma wrote in a text message.
“As we have previously pointed out, the government has always been open and forthright in addressing all questions pertaining to the Mamasapano incident,” he added.
In a televised address a…...

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