Ranking cop nabbed for asking cash from suspect
MANILA, Philippines — A police officer was arrested on Monday by the Philippine National Police (PNP) Counter-Intelligence Task Force (CITF) and Intelligence Group (IG) in Baguio City for allegedly demanding cash from a robbery suspect in exchange for his not being killed.
The CITF identified the officer as Lt. Col. Allan Docyogen, chief of the Baguio City Police Office Intelligence Unit, who was arrested after allegedly receiving P50,000 cash from the complainant in an entrapment operation.
According to CITF, Docyogen was demanding P200,000 from the complainant, whose name is being withheld, who was arrested for robbery by virtue of a warrant of arrest issued by the Lucena City Regional Trial Court.
The CITF said Docyogen demanded the cash from the complainant in exchange for not being arrested for other crimes and not being killed.
Police also revealed that the complainant paid P47,000 to the alleged rogue officer last Saturday and agreed to pay the balance, which has been reduced to P50,000, on Monday.
The suspect is now at the custody of the CITF pending the filing of charges.
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