Former PNP chief Cascolan appointed to Duterte’s office
MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed former Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Gen. Camilo Cascolan as undersecretary at the Office of the President, presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said.
“Kinukumpirma po natin na napirmahan na noong Lunes, Feb. 22 ang appointment paper ni dating PNP chief Camilo Cascolan bilang Undersecretary sa Office of the President. Welcome aboard, Usec. Cascolan,” Roque said in an online briefing.
Malacañang has not disclosed yet what will be Cascolan’s role under OP.
After his brief stint at the PNP, Cascolan retired from the police force in November last year. He was succeeded by Gen. Debold Sinas as PNP chief.
Cascolan also previously served as PNP’s deputy chief for administration, National Capital Region Police Office’s director for operations and regional director.
He is a member of the Philippine Military Academy’s Sinagtala class of 1986.
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