Close  
  • share this

PNP probes Manila cop for hitting ‘disobedient’ rookies

/ 05:21 PM January 10, 2019

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine National Police (PNP) has started its investigation on an official of the Manila Police District (MPD) for allegedly hitting three police officers with a wooden block for supposedly not following his orders during Traslacion on Wednesday.

Radyo Inquirer earlier reported that the three rookie policemen belong to the National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO)

ADVERTISEMENT

“That is being investigated, ‘yung sinasabi nila [three police officers] (what they are saying),” PNP chief Director General Oscar Albayalde said in a press conference on Thursday.

Albayalde said PNP would also investigate the three police officers.

FEATURED STORIES

“Yes, of course, [they will also be investigated]. They will also be charged for non-compliance of a legal directive. Kung ikaw ay sinabihan ka ng commander mo at ito ang gagawin mo, [if they say] ito ang gawin mong duty, and hindi ka sumunod, you will also be charged,” he explained.

“That’s a legal order, [a] legal directive,” he added.

According to Albayalde, results of the medical examination on the three police officers showed they sustained bruises on their hands.

The PNP chief said the police officers might also file a case of physical injury against the MPD official. /kga/ac

Read Next
LATEST STORIES
MOST READ
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.
View comments

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: Local news, MPD, Nation, national news, NCRPO, news, Oscar Albayalde, Philippine news update, PNP‎, ‎Police, Traslacion 2019
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.



© Copyright 1997-2019 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.