By Christian Dee
MANILA, Philippines – Negros Oriental 3rd District Representative Arnolfo “Arnie” Teves took to social media to release a video where he revealed his reaction to the killing of Governor Roel Degamo.
The video was published this Monday morning, March 6, wherein the solon said that he already expected to be the one to blame for what happened to the late governor.
“Tandaan niyo. Kung may balak man ako, kung may kakayahan na gawin ito, ‘di sana ginawa ko na ito bago pa mag-eleksyon,” he said in 16-minute video.
“Anong motibo ko ngayong gagawin? Hindi ba? Hindi rin magiging benepisyaryo ako at ang kapatid ko,” he added.
The solon explained that if he has the capacity to do it, he could have done it before the election and none of them, him and his brother, would benefit the position since the Vice Governor is the one that would act as the Governor and not his brother, former Gov. Pryde Henry Teves.
Teves also extends his sympathy to the family of Degamo.
“Ito po si Kuya Arnie, nakikiramay sa pamilya ng namatayan dahil masakit mamatayan ng kapamilya,” he stated.
“Kailan lang, binaril ang aking pinsan at hanggang ngayon unresolved pa ang issue,” he added.
The House member also called for President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. to help them protect their lives by reinstating his license to carry firearms.