Rogue CIDG policemen



KUDOS  to Director General Nick Bartolome, chief of the Philippine National Police (PNP), for relieving the entire complement of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) in Batangas province.

Bartolome ordered the entire CIDG-Batangas team reassigned to the holding center in Camp Crame where they can be summoned by the courts.

The Batangas-CIDG members, including a woman wearing a lot of jewelry, have been charged with kidnapping for ransom, robbery extortion and illegal detention.

Kidnapping for ransom is a nonbailable offense.

Members of the PNP Intelligence Group from Camp Crame and intelligence units from Camp Vicente Lim in Laguna province raided the CIDG-Batangas office inside the Batangas City police camp on Friday night and rescued Ma. Cristina Rodriguez, a student and resident of Pasay City.

Rodriguez’s family claimed CIDG-Batangas cops demanded P500,000 for her release after she was arrested for alleged drug-pushing.

Cristina said she was arrested by CIDG-Batangas operatives in Pasay while she was on her way to a supermarket.

She said she didn’t know the reason why she was arrested since she  hasn’t committed any crime.

And granting that she did, the CIDG-Batangas was clearly operating out of  its jurisdiction when it arrested Cristina.

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The raid on the Batangas-CIDG office was hatched inside my office Friday afternoon at radio dwIZ in Pasig City after Rodriguez’s sister, Necel, complained to us at “Isumbong mo kay Tulfo” about her arrest and the alleged demand of P500,000 for her release.

After hearing Necel’s complaint I called up Director General Bartolome and told him the story.

Bartolome sent Senior Supt. Allen Bartolo, deputy director of the PNP Intelligence Group, to my office.

Within an hour, Bartolome and his men, with my “Isumbong” staff in tow, went to Camp Vicente Lim to coordinate with the Southern Tagalog regional office on the raid they would conduct.

Members of the Southern Tagalog police intelligence units were added to the raiding team from Camp Crame.

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By ordering the raid on the CIDG-Batangas and the filing of criminal charges against its members, Bartolome once again showed that he does not tolerate rogue policemen.

When he was still chief of the National Capital Region Police Office, Bartolome ordered the dismissal or suspension of a number of abusive cops.

The citizenry can sleep well at night knowing they enjoy protection from rogue cops in the person of the PNP chief.

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Judge Librado Chavez of the Municipal Trial Court of Talisay, Batangas, recently ruled in favor of the Jalco Group of Companies Inc.  over a land dispute in Laurel town with small businessman Jay Tito Ojeda.

Jalco is owned by former Batangas governor Tony Leviste who is now in jail.

Ojeda, the losing litigant, complained that the judge ignored the “strong” evidence he presented in court showing he owned the disputed piece of land.

He said the evidence consisted of records in the Bureau of Lands and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources.

Ojeda claimed Jalco doesn’t have the records that he has.

Perhaps the good judge can explain his decision?

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  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_CZS2DG54GHTF7WV34AKNR6JSRE ferds

    Hhahahahah, saludo ako kay General Bartolome, at kay Tulfo.   Sibakin at kasuhan agad ang nga ito para hindi pamarisan.  Mabuhay ka General at sa iyong nga tagasunod.

  • amelius23

     The filing of charges to the  rogue policemen in Manila by the MPD director, the arrest of 2 suspects in Iloilo and brought back to QC on the Robinson robbery case by the QCPD police and now the arrest of the Batangas  CIDG  group as coordinated by your good self and with the cooperation  of the PNP chief himself shows that our other idealistic PNP personnel  without fanfare but with dedication and love of duty can make a difference in negating the nefarious  activities of  rogue policemen and  unrepentant criminals. We hope the public can galvanise our society to clamor for the re-imposition of death penalty which we believe can minimize the proliferation of crimes. More power to you Mr. Mo Tulfo. 


    Death Penalty should be reinstated, if this criminals will just be put behind bars and escape, it will add to the fugitives in the streets.  While if they will be executed only the Public cemetery will be crowded.

  • sanamaybukaspa

    good jod Gen. BARTOLOME and to you Tulfo

  • Ommm

    And many  KUDOS to you Mr. Tau Foo, for your efforts….job well done!!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_XIJY2MSBTT7VT256PTE7VDEFPM JOJIE

    Thank You General Bartolome! Sana katulad mo ang mga PNP Chief ng maibalik ang tiwala ng publiko sa mga pulis. 

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_XIJY2MSBTT7VT256PTE7VDEFPM JOJIE

    Kuya Mon, pakitingnan rin kay General BArtolome ang mga sasakyan na may mga commemorative plates na PNP 111. Mga pulis at kahit hindi pulis ay may plate number nyan para daw hindi hulihin kung may traffic violation. Parang pinagyayabang ng mga yan na mas mataas pa sila sa Presidente ng bansa na ang plate number ng sasakyan ay number 1 lang..

  • dadinz

    GOD always be with you,Dir.Gen.Nick Bartolome.More POWER!!! Mon, keep the good work & GODbless….At sa mga foolish na yan,kamatayan ang dapat sainyo.

  • victor1052

    First we have an NBI chief Gatdula who ran an kidnapping syndicate, and now an entire criminal investigation team also into kidnapping for ransom. When lawmen are also criminals, then who can we trust? What a rotten society

  • kruger

    Congratulations to Gen. Nic for setting a stern example among the police.

    And thanks also to Mon Tulfo for bringing the good news….

  • phantomofhope

    Thank you Mon Tulfo :)

  • les21reago

    Unless ECLEO, PALPARAN and the REYES Brother of Palawan are ARRESTED,,,,PNP Chief BARTOLOME is a lame duct heading the entire POLICE organization.

    • TeabagDeluxe

      Duct =/= duck

    • watot

      who is a lame duck now? mr duct!

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_DH5D5H6XIXUJUHGMEHUWZFVIOU Dionisio

      please remember na si Director General Nick Bartolome eh taga TARLAC, kaya kahit siya lame duck in heading the PNP organization eh meron pa ring TRUST and CONFIDENCE si pinoy, dahil kartibu siya

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_PNJLPLVSXXI7J6DZFRB6TZ22KY Matthew Ferraro

    Great Job! Hope we can hear more good news everyday.

  • Michael Francis Delgado

    Although i dont believe in the innocence ng nahuli, its a welcome news for what Bartolome did. Impossible hinde sabwat mga amo ng mga pulis na yan.  Impossibleng impossible walang hatian at walang suporta sa mga boss ng mga pulis na yan.

    Ganyan dapat.   sibak agad.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/53PNN2WSIQM6WLEOBGOCKQLV74 Jose

    Good job Mon on helping the victims to connect with the proper authorities, problema pa rin ang sistema, kung hindi dumaan sa yo baka kung sino na contact at iba resulta.

  • randyaltarejos

    There’s something fishy in the arrest of the student. If the CIDG men have a warrant for her arrest, they could go after here anywhere in the country.But without any warrant of arrest issued by the judge, how can the CIDG men arrest her in Pasay City? If she was involved in drug-peddling, then it should have been the job of the PDEA to conduct the surveillance operations. I think it’s a big insult to the Pasay City police who were caught off-guard by the CIDG operation?

  • watot

    Relieving the entire CIDG team takes a braveheart to do it. Kudos to you Bartolome and Mon. Batangas Police force has been widely tagged as notorious sa kotongan. I am more scared of police in batangas than anyone else.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_DH5D5H6XIXUJUHGMEHUWZFVIOU Dionisio

    Jalco Group owned by Ex Gov Tny Liveste? Land dispute in Laurel Batangas? parang pareho nuong Fortune Island sa may vicinity ng Nasugbu, Batangas, at Tony Liveste na naman? Sus ginoo, nakakulong na yung tao, makamandag pa rin sa labas? ano ba iyan??? Ikaw talaga Gov Tony?  siguado akong galit na galit sa iyo si Ex Gov Sanoy Liviste na asawa ni Donya Trining, panganay na anak ni Heneral Miguel Malvar na kung tawagin sa Batangas ay si BARACUDA.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_DH5D5H6XIXUJUHGMEHUWZFVIOU Dionisio

    magaling pala ang mga tulpo, eh suggestion ko kay pinoy bakit hindi mo gawing hepe ng mga law enforcement agency ung 4 na magkakapatid, kasi mukhang walang binatbat sa kanila ang mga hepe ng naturang ahensya

  • 444mangyan888

    Leviste..? when he was brought to Makati concerning his murder case, it was the then mayor himself (Binay) who accompanied and gave him moral support..!!! And the guy wants to be president..??? malakas talga si Leviste..hehe

  • 444mangyan888

    sabi ko na nga ba…i wrote once, (wag naman sana mangyari..) na kung ako may problema lalo sa pulis, i won’t go elsewhere but to Manong Mon. But, on second thought, would it have to be like that..??

  • https://profiles.google.com/u/1/105641608693057743697/about?hl=en mang romy


    ayos ka dre! 

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_22PRRPV4XKOOIC5TBS2ZLT7PZQ Tirador Ngbuwaya

    MABUHAY  KA MY  IDOL MON  TULFO. . .Kapag wala ng mahingan ng tulong ang mga tao, ikaw ang pinupuntahan. . SIR, I will recommend you to President Noynoy to be the DILG Secretary. . .para malinis na po ng tuluyan ang mga BULOK   sa PNP. . .

  • Barak_O

    mas lalong dumami ang mga humahanting sa iyo nyan ramon tsk tsk tsk

  • antonioluna

    yan ang tinatawag na kulektibong pagnanakaw ng mga pulis, sana hindi na sila makalabas sa kulangan 

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_WYX4ZTAV4BUGW2RIMT45CPYBGA Pio Gante

    ang daming money making at lucrative positions for sale sa mga operating units lalo na sa  hpg, cidg, maritime group, avsgroup  at aidstof kaya naging malawak ang ‘kotongizing’ activities ng mga pigoy dahil na rin sa quota system ng kanilang mga pinuno.. all levels. from top to bottom one way or the other exposed sa katiwalian. ang dami ring heneral dyan na porke nadapuan lang ng estrella sa balikat kung mag-asta eh akala mo sino nang napakalinis pero nung bata pa ay napakatalas naman.

    maniwala kayo o hindi, walang mangyayari diyan dahil ang mga kotongero ay kokotongan lang ng mga taga-crame.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_CZS2DG54GHTF7WV34AKNR6JSRE ferds

    Police here in the Philippines is a big joke !!!! 

    • http://twitter.com/lakasaklas Juan San Mateo

      and its not even a laughing matter !!!

  • Tatak_Nakaw_Arroyo

    Good Job Mr Tulfo. Sana puro public service na lang asikasuhin mo at huwag ka ng makisawsaw sa politika.

  • taga_labas

    Good job. Reassigned lang ang mga pulis?  Is this the case of new kids on the block playing the same game with different bosses?   Paano na ang mga iba pang mga insidente na hindi narereport sayo Mr. Tulfo?  A lot of overseas pinoys are so wary of going back home because of hulidap or evidence planting.  Parak hingi stateside. OFW ayaw dahil di kilalala bagitong parak.  Bagitong parak nayabangan.  End result:  bagitong parak huli ofw.  OFW bayad para iwas abala.  It happens Mr. Tulfo, even in small towns in the countryside.  Hay pulis nanaman. 

    • motorcyclemama

       Magbasa kasi ng mabuti. Reassigned to HOLDING AREA. Detention yan.

    • pulis

       Tama yan bok, sa NAIA palang hold up na ang abutin mo sa mga immigration officials kaya naka walang ganang umuwi, tapos pag labas mo ng airport ganon din sa daming asungot nahahawak lang sa bagahe mo at hihingi na ng dollar sa iyo..Pa sakay mo taxi hold up uli ang abutin mo sa taxi driver. Kaya Philippines is fun talaga!

  • casaysay

    God bless you, Ramon Tulfo. Marami ang nagagawa mo sa tao at sa bayan. Sana dumami pa ang tulad mo.

  • tulfotumbong

    the “dismissal or suspension” of rogue cops ay baka minor suspension lang and transfer to another location while the case against them is no longer a hot issue. who monitors what really happens to these hoodlum cops? 

  • novaliches

    ganyan kahina ng aksion ng ating mga polis, kailangan lumapit ka sa medya para aksyonan agad. kung pupunta ka sa presinto malamang nasa log-book lang.

  • http://twitter.com/lakasaklas Juan San Mateo

    question lang sir mon…given a chance to hold a public office, let’s say asec position under dilg specifically assigned to look at and handle” cases involving erring uniformed personnel, would you take it?

    • http://twitter.com/OliverPulido2 Oliver Pulido

      simple lang yan. kanya kanya lang tayo ng papel sa buhay yun lang.

  • kajaime

    ito ang dapat, action agad at hindi papogi lang. kudos to sir mon for initiating resolution to the case

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