PNP exec to file charges vs FHM model Alyzza Agustin
MANILA, Philippines—The police official embroiled in the calling card controversy sparked by a social media post of Alyzza Agustin will seek an investigation on the incident as he vows to pursue charges against the men’s magazine model.
Chief Superintendent Alexander Ignacio, Philippine National Police Directorate for Plans chief, told INQUIRER.net in a text message that he would not let Agustin slide for causing damage to his reputation and his family.
“Hindi dapat palampasin ang ganyan. It has deeply affected my family and my reputation,” he said.
The FHM model posted on Facebook and Instagram over the weekend a photo of a business card, allegedly owned by a “Police Director Alexander Ignacio,” which helped her evade a traffic citation.
Her post read: “Nahuli na naman ako dahil coding but because of you Boss Alex wala ng huli huli. Thank you so much sa napaka-useful mong card with matching dedication pa #happykid”
At the back of the card, a message purportedly from Ignacio said: “PLS ASSIST MY EA, ALYZZA AGUSTIN.”
But Ignacio, in an earlier statement, denied knowing the sexy model and disowned card, saying his rank was erroneously written on the supposedly fake document.
Agustin also said that she doesn’t personally know the police official and apologized to Ignacio and the PNP.
Despite this, Ignacio said he will consult to the PNP Legal service and the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) regarding the incident.
“I am consulting with our PNP Legal Service and the CIDG to determine the appropriate charges I can file and if a PNP lawyer can represent me,” he said.
Ignacio is currently in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia for the 5th Aseanapol conference. He is expected to be back in the Philippines on Friday.