Zambo PNP narco unit chief who tested positive for drug use faces raps | Inquirer News

Zambo PNP narco unit chief who tested positive for drug use faces raps

By: - Reporter / @ConsINQ
/ 11:24 AM January 13, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Police General Debold Sinas on Wednesday ordered the restrictive custody of the chief of Zamboanga Police’s drug enforcement unit, who tested positive for illegal drug use.

In a statement, Sinas identified the policeman as Police Major Jivertson Pelovello, who tested positive for narcotics after a random drug test of 60 Zamboanga City Police Office personnel was conducted last Jan. 6.


Sinas said Pelovello was reassigned to the Regional Personnel Holding and Accounting Section of Police Regional Office 9 as he undergoes pre-charge investigation and summary dismissal proceedings.

In the same statement, Police Brigadier General Ronaldo Ylagan, Western Mindanao police regional director, reported to Sinas that Pelovello was already disarmed. Ylagan added that Pelovello is also facing administrative complaints.


Read Next
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.

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: Illegal drugs, narco cop, Nation, PNP‎, restrictive custody, Sinas
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.

© Copyright 1997-2021 | 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.