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Vote-buying evil, cops told at poll workshops

/ 10:12 PM April 04, 2013

CEBU CITY—Police should fight the three Gs [guns, goons and gold] in the May elections, with emphasis on stopping vote-buying, a top regional police official said.

Chief Superintendent Marcelo Garbo, Central Visayas police director, told policemen and officers attending a workshop on election security here that intelligence and assertiveness are traits that could stop vote-buying.

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Referring to Pope Francis’ statement about fighting evil by doing good, Garbo said the elections are about good versus evil.

He said the police’s role is to ensure that good prevails over evil in the coming elections.

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“This is a war between good and evil. We know who are the good,” said Garbo.

“Your basis, your measurement or your yardstick of a good political leader is simple: Look at those who follow the Comelec rules,” Garbo said.

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