Philippine National Police chief Ronald Dela Rosa says his staff didn't forward to him Vice President Leni Robredo's letter asking for data on the war on drugs.
Police spokesman Senior Supt. Dionardo Carlos also says it is unfair to brand all deaths in police anti-drug operations as "summary executions."
As of Saturday, 13 drug suspects were killed in anti-drug police operations, just five days after the police resumed its drug war.
The spokesman for the Philippine National Police, which has custody of Sen. Leila De Lima, says he has no information about this alleged incident.
Only 53 of more than 300 "rogue" policemen left Metro Manila for Basilan today to follow the President's order.
Only 73 of the 310 cops being reassigned to the southern island province of Basilan reported to police officials ahead of their deployment.
Philippine National Police (PNP) Chief Ronald Dela Rosa says he doesn't yet know if all the officers will accept the transfer or resign.
Grave misconduct tops the number of offenses filed against officers of the Philippine National Police at the National Police Commission.
In light of high-profile cases allegedly involving corrupt and abusive cops, CNN Philippines investigates how the Philippine National Police (PNP) polices its own ranks.
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