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PNP chief wants Isabela cop axed for extortion

/ 04:33 AM September 21, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — Gen. Guillermo Eleazar, chief of the Philippine National Police, wants an Isabela cop dismissed from service for allegedly trying to extort P300,000 from a drug suspect’s family.

On Monday, Eleazar tasked the internal affairs service to begin summary dismissal proceedings against Police Master Sergeant Sherwin Gamit, assigned at Cauayan City police’s warrant section.

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Gamit was arrested on Sunday in an entrapment operation in front of a church in Cauayan City conducted by the PNP integrity monitoring and enforcement group, the Isabela police intelligence unit and the Cauayan police.

Recovered from Gamit were the marked money, a .22-caliber pistol with no serial number, and his 9mm service firearm.

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