Leyte lawmaker in narco-list to probe why he is being linked to illegal drugs

TACLOBAN CITY -- Rep. Vicente "Ching" Veloso of Leyte's 3rd congressional district is not about to take his inclusion in the narco-list sitting down. He planned to initiate a congressional inquiry when session resumes on May 22 to ask why his name was among the 46 politicians allegedly involved in illegal drugs. He also vowed to file a criminal case against some personnel of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency, the Philippine National Police, and the Department of Interior and Local Government for including his name without any basis. But Veloso didn't blame President Duterte who released the names on Thursday night. "He is just like a father doing what his children asked ...

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