Pasig to take legal action vs those involved in illegal demolition
MANILA, Philippines — Pasig City will take legal action against those involved in the illegal demolition of the houses of two families, Mayor Vico Sotto announced on Twitter on Saturday.
Sotto was referring to two families in Barangay San Joaquin whose houses were suddenly hit by a crane while they were still inside.
The demolition stopped with the quick arrival of police officers.
According to Sotto, the people involved in the demolition had no court order.
In the meantime, Sotto said the city would give the families financial aid.
In the same barangay, city officials also visited 26 families who were left homeless by a fire.
They gave the families financial aid and relief goods.
Binisita din namin ang 2 pamilya na biktima ng ILLEGAL DEMOLITION.
Nasa loob sila nung biglang winasak ng crane ang bahay nila.
Walang court order. Dumating agad ang pulis kaya natigil sa 2.ADVERTISEMENT
Nagbigay muna ng tulong pinansyal ang LGU. No further details as we study legal action pic.twitter.com/KjYGs6tR53
— Vico Sotto (@VicoSotto) July 25, 2020
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