President Duterte has recently made a number of high profile firings over corruption allegations ©Xinhua/PA Images
President Duterte has recently made a number of high profile firings over corruption allegations ©Xinhua/PA Images

Duterte fires senior officers for fraud allegations

posted by Francis Churchill
15 August 2018

Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte has fired a number of high ranking military officers over alleged procurement fraud.

The officers, all from the military medical facility V Luna Medical Center, will all face court martial over “alleged corrupt activities”, including anomalous equipment purchases, ghost purchasing and the creation of fictitious suppliers, a presidential spokesperson said.

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