Philippine police chief breaks down during Senate inquiry

Philippine police chief Ronald Dela Rosa breaks down during a Senate inquiry and vows to rid the force of corrupt officers after a drug lord alleges police involvement in illegal drug trade.

MANILA (REUTERS) -  Philippine police chief Ronald Dela Rosa breaks down during a Senate inquiry, vowing to rid the force of corrupt officers after a drug lord alleges police involvement in illegal drug trade.

 

It was an emotional day before the Philippine Senate as Mr dela Rosa - known at "The Rock" - chokes back tears, after a narcotics kingpin testified to entrenched police involvement in the illicit trade.