When Filipino president, Rody Duterte, took office in 2016, he warned all politicians that had links to drugs to give it up or that he would “give an order to have them assassinated by sniper.” But.. Duterte assumes most people are connected to drugs even when there is no evidence. He has actively encouraged vigilantes to kill anyone involved in the drug trade. Mayor Antonio Halili who is the mayor of Tanauan, Philippines.. was on the long list of allegedly narcotics-linked officials, and that’s exactly why he was shot dead by a sniper last month. Mayor Halili was attending a flag raising ceremony in his city when he was shot in the chest as the national anthem played. He was pronounced dead on arrival to a nearby medical facility. Halili was the 10th mayor murdered since Duterte went into office.