By Kristine Felisse Mangunay
An honest mistake. This was the explanation given by Mandaluyong police chief Senior Supt. Florendo Quibuyen, one of the nine Metro police officials accused by Camp Crame of underreporting the crime statistics for the first half of the year in their areas of jurisdiction.
Metro Manila has a new police chief, a “drug-buster” who came all the way from Cebu province. In ceremonies Saturday morning at Camp Bagong Diwa in Taguig City, Director Leonardo Espina officially turned over the command of the National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) to Chief Supt. Marcelo Garbo, his “mistah” (classmate) in the Philippine Military Academy Class of 1981.
The prospect of being “physically removed” from her office by police prompted suspended Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia to file her complaint beforeCamp Crame.
By Carmel Loise Matus
Is suspended Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia getting ready for a siege?” Garcia on Monday had the governor’s office secured with big padlocks and chain while the windows of the office were covered with plywood.
By Christine O. Avendaño
, Marlon Ramos
The Office of Vice President Jejomar Binay on Sunday scored Philippine National Police (PNP) Central Visayas Regional Director Chief Supt. Marcelo Garbo for saying that he was prepared to physically remove suspended Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia from the provincial capitol where she has been holed up since being suspended from office last week.
An empty police office, and a messy one at that, is enough to get a chief in trouble.Especially if his new boss drops in unannounced. That’s what happened yesterday to the Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) office in Mandaue City when the newly installed regional director of the Police Regional Office-7 (PRO), Chief Supt. Marcelo Garbo, made a surprise visit.
CHIEF Supt. Marcelo Garbo vowed to intensify crime prevention efforts as he assumed the post of director of the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7).