managed to survive, but three policemen in her security were killed while three other officers were injured.
I don't want to be a burden to anyone," said Puno
, who is known to be a shooting buddy of President Benigno Aquino.
Duterte recently terminated the appointment of Puno
after receiving complaints about alleged wrongdoing in the agency.
In a letter to Puno
on May 15, Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea said she was fired due to alleged graft and corruption although the Palace official did not cite any particular case.
said she left the FDA with "a clear conscience and what I believe to be a clean record.
It is a sham and a shame,' Puno
said in a text message to the BusinessMirror.
said the decapitation was apparently meant to send a strong message of terror to the people of Sulu, which recently has been very expressive of their opposition to the rising violence in the southern island.
Asked about the nature of the complaints against Puno
, Panelo said: "I think corruption."
'Dear Ms Puno
, please be advised that upon the instruction of the President, your appointment as director general of the FDA of the Department of Health (DOH) is hereby terminated effective immediately,' part of the letter read.
Presidential spokesperson Salvador Panelo Thursday read to reporters a copy of the letter to Puno
dated May 15, 2019.
first achieved fame as a singer by incorporating Tagalog lyrics to his renditions of American pop hits, most notably the Barbra Streisand classic 'The Way We Were'.