Friday, April 17, 2009

Philippines becoming India


Thanks to Slumdog Millionaire, I have tasted the bitterness of life in India. It was like traveling the country for an hour and a half. 

But this blog is not about what India is, rather, it's about what Philippines has become that I have seen it clearly through Ted Failon's latest issue.

May it be in TV, radio, print, or online, Ted Failon and the death of his wife, Trina Etong, has been the talk of the town for almost two weeks now.

It was a total shock for the media industry and the country, at large. 

And now, as forensic pathologists, hired by the side of Ted Failon, investigate the death, it will continuously be a resounding issue for the family.

But what this blog will talk about is the brutality of the policemen who arrested the alleged suspects, who are relatives of Ted and Trina, minutes before Trina died. Without warrant of arrests, the Quezon City Police Department did such acts which I think is way beyond human rights.

Philippines has become what India is. And the law enforcers are the ones who proved it.

May this be a wake up call for the country, most specially those who enforce laws.

These police people need not brutally arrest the relatives of Ted and Trina - issues can well be settled minus brutality. The family needs a private time in this time of grief, and, I think, the law enforcers should respect this.

Where has your respect gone?

Philippines has become what India is now.

And it will continue to be one with these people.

3 comments:

queen j said...

i think it's been a long ago practice for them. oh well.... poor pinas..

Jepoy Malinao said...

I agree. But I really felt it with the Failon issue. How pathetic can these policemen be.

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