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PNP body penalizes security guards for ‘butterfly’ move

/ 12:16 AM June 01, 2014

The Supervisory Office for Security and Investigating Agencies (Sosia), a body under the Philippine National Police (PNP), has revoked the license of four security guards following an administrative complaint by their former employer.

In an April 30 resolution, the PNP-Sosia Management Committee granted the motion for reconsideration filed by Oscar Arlante, owner of Aeromachi Security Agency, and ruled against Jorge Mondia, Gilbert Boyong, Leonardo Cayas and Quirino Galanza.

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The guards, whom Arlante had accused of perjury, gross dishonesty and falsification in violation of the Security Guards Creed and Ethical Standards in May 2013, earlier got a favorable ruling from the National Labor Relations Commission (NLRC).

This prompted Arlante to take his case to the PNP-Sosia. Arlante alleged that the guards, motivated by ill will, influenced an Aeromachi client to terminate its services and hire another security agency.

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The guards then immediately resigned from Aeromachi “after ensuring their absorption” in the newly tapped agency.

Apart from being a show of “bad faith,” the guards’ “butterfly attitude displayed malpractice and unfaithful conduct,” according to the PNP-Sosia resolution signed by its officer in charge, Senior Supt.

Melchor Velasquez Reyes, and five other officials.

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