- Almost 9,000 people killed since President Rodrigo Duterte took office in June
- Two senior officials have claimed that police orchestrated many of those killings
- Police paid to kill drug suspects and – for 10,000 pesos ($200) a head – rapists, pickpockets, swindlers, gang members, alcoholics and other ‘troublemakers’
The Philippine police have given bonuses for killing drug suspects, planted evidence at crime scenes and carried out most of the murders they blamed on vigilantes, said two senior officers.
The officials, who are critical of President Rodrigo…
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