By Maricar B. Brizuela
To solve the increasing number of robbery and holdup cases in Makati—particularly in public utility vehicles (PUVs) like passenger jeepneys and taxicabs—the Philippine National Police (PNP) has assigned additional 50 policemen to the area upon the request of the city government.
By Maila Ager
Makati Mayor Jejomar Erwin Binay has asked the Philippine National Police (PNP) to augment its “grossly inadequate” police force in the city following the reported series of robberies specifically along Chino Roces Avenue.
Three burglars were arrested in Valenzuela City over the weekend, according to the police.
Motorcycle-riding robbers went on a robbing spree last Sunday and Monday in Talisay City. They first robbed Lolita Sevilla, 31, and took her two cellphones and P300 cash as she was walking to her house at Sunday night.
Armed robbers made off with $50 million (37 million euros) worth of diamonds at Brussels airport on Monday in one of the biggest heists ever.