Makati PNP: "Basta sinabi ng Pangulo, batas 'yun"

After mistakenly detaining as "tambays" a group of six (6) friends who were simply waiting outside their friend's home, one Makati policeman said that what the President says is law. THIS IS WRONG. 

Under Section 1 of Article VI of the 1987 Constitution, "The legislative power shall be vested in the Congress of the Philippines which shall consist of a Senate and a House of Representatives, except to the extent reserved to the people by the provision on initiative and referendum." Congress creates laws; the President's job is to implement these laws. The President has NO law-making power.
NEWS: Police wrongly detained a group of 6 friends waiting outside another friend's home in Makati City, after President Rodrigo Duterte ordered a controversial crackdown on "tambays" (bystanders). Matt Dimaranan, who was part of the group detained in Makati City, remembers a policeman saying, 'Basta sinabi ng Pangulo, batas 'yun'. SOURCE: Tambays? PNP wrongly detains group waiting outside friend's home; Rambo Talabong; Published 4:20 PM, June 18, 2018; Updated 5:44 PM, June 18, 2018; https://www.rappler.com/nation/205198-pnp-mistake-friends-outside-house-as-loiterers-tambays

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