Traffic enforcer files grave threat case vs cop in Caloocan City

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MANILA, Philippines—A traffic officer has filed a grave threats complaint against a Caloocan City policeman with the Quezon City prosecutor’s office, accusing the cop of attacking him and cocking his pistol at him while he was directing traffic flow at a Novaliches intersection.

Police Officer 2 Jonathan Aggalao, 35, assigned with the Caloocan City West Grace Park substation, of Barangay (village) Sta. Lucia in Novaliches, apparently held a grudge against the Quezon City department of public order and safety (DPOS) member who flagged him down for a traffic violation last week.

A motorcycle-riding Aggalao allegedly kicked the thigh of DPOS man Alfredo Roldan Jr., 42, of Rodriguez town in Rizal Province, before pointing his 9mm pistol at the traffic enforcer.

Reports from the Quezon City Police District Criminal Investigation and Detection Unit (QCPD-CIDU) revealed that the incident happened at around 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at the corner of Quirino Highway and Kingspoint Street in Barangay Bagbag.

In his complaint, Roldan said that he was manning traffic at the intersection when a motorcycle stopped near him. He claimed Aggalao got off the motorbike and suddenly kicked him on the left thigh.

“After he (Aggalao) kicked me he drew his pistol, cocked it and aimed the gun at me,” the DPOS member said and added that a QCPD patrol car QC-153 of the Novaliches police station happened to be passing at that time, prompting him to seek help.

Patrollers Police Officer 3 Oliver Sevilla and Police Officer 2 Jimmy De Jesus accosted Aggalao and disarmed him of his service pistol before bringing him to the QCPD Novaliches station. The Caloocan City policeman was subsequently turned over to the QCPD-CIDU for further investigation.

QCPD-CIDU investigators learned that Roldan flagged down Aggalao for driving a motorcycle without side mirrors, last Thursday. The two men argued over the violation. But the traffic enforcer decided not to issue a traffic citation against the policeman.

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  • david

    sarap kalusin ng pagmumukha ng pulis patola aggalao nato. kalyuhin kaya mukha mo ng bugbog…ang sarap mo lang pag tatadyakan din sa mukha baka matauhan ka.

  • Manuel_II

    Di na dapat pinatatagal ang mga ganyang tao sa serbisyo, pero malamang palo lang sa kamay aabutin nyan.

  • indiosbravos2002

    Kaya nga when you see a policeman, avoid na lang. Baka holdapin ka pa.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_BL2GYU35SO6HTJUEAUTXS3QFYM George Lapulapu

    ..another one giving police a bad name….

  • batangsulpok

    Yan mga ganyan Pulis ang nagpapasira sa image ng PNP dahil kinokonsente ng matataas na opisyal lalo na at bata ng kapwa nila opisyal, malamang wala rin mangyari sa kaso, baka baliktarin pa ang naghabla kaya balik na naman sa kalsada, nakakasirang puri sa mga taong naka-uniporme.

  • Anqui

    Some Police Officers behave like their superiors that they are above the law. We must use the internet media to keep them in line.

  • dodong1

    Pulis:::: kilala mo ba kung sino ang kausap mo?? POLIS AKOWWWW..

  • vaporub123

    PO2 pa lang mayabang na.tsk tsk.papao na lang kung aangat pang ranggo nya, baka mas lalong sutil.ano naman ang ginagawa ng napolcom?sumusweldo lang at nagpapalamig sa opisina?

  • speedstream2

    There should be zero tolerance for erring members of the PNP. They besmirch the reputation of the whole organization, As we all know, image is everything and reflects most especially on its leadership.

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