By Kristine Felisse Mangunay
Two weeks. This was the deadline given by the crime watch group Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption (VACC) for five police officials to find the accused-turned-state witness in the Ruby Rose Barrameda case who disappeared while in their custody.
By Julie M. Aurelio
It sounded sensible when proposed earlier this year, but apparently nobody took it seriously—until it was again “hammered” home on Sunday.
Police Director Leonardo Espina is no longer the chief of the National Capital Regional Police Office. He has been promoted to the fourth highest position in the Philippine National Police.
By Jamie Elona
Director Leonardo Espina, National Capital Region Police Office chief, has ordered a thorough investigation on the recent incidents of bomb scare in Metro Manila as he activated a crackdown on the suspects, a Philippine National Police official said Thursday.
Since the change of leadership at the National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) in September, a total of 531 personnel have been penalized although Director Leonardo Espina said that the “good cops” still outnumber the “bad eggs.”