Sotto warns vs use of DDB drug list for polls

Senate President Vicente Sotto III on Tuesday expressed misgivings about the plan of the Dangerous Drugs Board (DDB), which he once headed, to release a list of "narcopoliticians" before the 2019 midterm elections, saying the roster could be "polluted" due to politics. "There are other ways, not just to release a list, lock, stock and barrel, in a nationwide newspaper or announce the names," Sotto said. DDB 'mentality' "First because the list may be polluted because it's not validated. [Second], others may get wrongly dragged into it," he told reporters. Sotto said he understood the rationale for the DDB's plan, considering the agency's zeal in apprehending persons involv...Keep on reading: Sotto warns vs use of DDB drug list for polls

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