Philippines’ Duterte announces ‘dead or alive’ bounties on policemen who helped mayor

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday announced “dead-or-alive” bounties worth US$40,000 each for policemen he accused of helping an accused narco-politician, and said he preferred they be killed.
The call for police officers to kill their colleagues is the latest inflammatory comment by Duterte in his controversial drug war, which has claimed thousands of lives, and comes shortly after a meeting with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.
Duterte made the offer during a…