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Committee purging PNP of drug ties has diversified composition

PNP headquarters in Camp Crame, Quezon City. STORY: Committee purging PNP of drug ties has varied composition

PNP Headquarters in Camp Crame, Quezon Metropolis. (Picture from the PNP Fb web page)

MANILA, Philippines — The Committee of 5 tasked with purging the Philippine Nationwide Police (PNP) of officers linked to unlawful medication may have members coming totally different sectors, Inside Secretary Benjamin Abalos Jr. stated on Friday.

“They’re from totally different sectors. That’s all I may say proper now,” Abalos stated, talking in a mixture of Filipino and English, in an ambush interivew at Camp Bagong Diwa, headquarters of the Nationwide Capital Area Police Workplace, in Taguig.

Thus far, solely Baguio Metropolis Mayor Benjamin Magalong, a police basic who retired from service in 2016, has been recognized as a member of the committee created to evaluation the data of high-ranking PNP officers with hyperlinks to the unlawful drug commerce.

Abalos famous that the committee wouldn’t be completely composed of retired police officers.

A complete of 953 PNP generals and colonels are anticipated to submit their courtesy resignation.

Abalos made the decision for his or her resignation in an effort to weed out these with hyperlinks to drug syndicates.



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Rafael Gomes de Azevedo
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