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MMDA tells public: File report on illegal towing incidents

By: - Reporter / @FMOrellanaINQ
/ 04:45 PM June 19, 2018

Some of the motorcycles that were allegedly illegally towed by Arrom Towing Services. MMDA photo

Following reports of illegal towing service, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) urged the public on Tuesday to file a report before the agency if they were towed illegally.

In a press conference, MMDA General Manager Jojo Garcia encouraged the public to file complaints and administrative cases in order for the board to have a comprehensive report regarding illegal towing services.

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“Nakiki-usap po kami na mag file ng complaint para marami po tayong ebidensya,” Garcia said.

(We’re appealing to the public to file a complaint so we can have more evidence.)

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The MMDA earlier served an indefinite suspension order against Arrom Towing Services for alleged illegal towing services.

It said that the modus operandi of the towing company is to ask the drivers of the towed vehicles to pay a certain amount to them in Cloverleaf, Balintawak.

However, Garcia said that the proper impounding area for towed vehicles is at Tamona, Marikina.

READ: MMDA indefinitely suspends accreditation of towing company

On Monday, Arrom Towing Services towed six motorcycles and brought them to Balintawak.

Garcia said that out of the six drivers of the towed motorcycles, there has already been one driver who filed a “carnaping” complaint against the towing company. /je

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