According to a radio report, Sarvida was shot by the same men who killed Pinasbo after the minister witnessed the murder... and had just come home from service.
More than 6,000 have been killed since Duterte took office on June 30. Some were killed during encounters with police who were acting under the government's orders, while others were killed by unknown vigilantes.
Duterte defended his anti-drug campaign in an October interview with Al Jazeera.
Killing criminals, he said, is not a crime...
“If you destroy my country, I'll kill you. That's a legitimate thing,” Duterte said. “If you destroy our young children, I will kill you. That is a very correct statement.”
Duterte has a name for innocent people killed in the Philippines’ drug war: Collateral damage