Drew Olivar received criticisms for posting about bomb threat on EDSA
Blogger Drew Olivar, PCOO Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson’s in controversial Federalism video, received criticism for making up bomb scare on EDSA.
Previously, he created a buzz on social media for the promotional video he did with Uson which also gathered criticisms.
Recently, he was under fire once again.
He posted something about danger that might happen to people who will gather on EDSA to commemorate the 46th anniversary of the declaration of Martial Law.
Every September 21, those who are against the dictatorship gather together to conduct rally. Because of this, Drew Olivar expressed his thoughts about the said gathering.
His “bomb threat” was based on what happened to Plaza Miranda in Quiapo, Manila back in 1971.
He said that the same thing might happen to people who will conduct rally on EDSA for the commemoration of Martial Law declaration.
Here is the Facebook post of Drew Olivar that is now deleted, based on the report published in Interaksyon.
His post received criticisms from several netizens.
Here are some of the comments from netizens who slammed Drew Olivar’s post.
“Threat ito, Drew Olivar, pwede kang kasuhan dito. Napakashunga mo talaga bakla.”
“Nako, nako. Nagbabanta ‘to. Screenshot na ang message. Malinaw na ebidensya ‘yan.”
Futhermore, there was one netizen who tagged the Philippine National Police to alert them of the bloggers bomb joke.
“Hey Philippine National Police someone is spreading unsubstantiated bomb threat in Facebook, I’m pretty sure that it is against the law to do that as it will create panic.”
Based on the article, the law prohibited any person to spread false information that concerns bombs, explosives or any other similar device or means of destruction.
This is according to what is stated in Presidential Decree No. 1727, series of 1980.