4 cops face dismissal for 'extorting' P10K from businessman | Inquirer News
Close  

4 cops face dismissal for ‘extorting’ P10K from businessman

/ 08:48 PM March 14, 2016

MANILA — Four policemen are facing dismissal charges for robbing a businessman of P10,000 inside a patrol car in Sta. Ana, Manila on Sunday.

SPO1 Ed Toledo of the Manila Police District identified the accused as Police Officer 2 Rodel Coronel, and PO1s Errold Garcia, Kenneth Campos, and Peter John Galit.

ADVERTISEMENT

In his complaint, victim Mark Anthony Tan told Toledo that the accused the cops extorted P10,000 from him.

Tan said he was on board a motorcycle when the cops on patrol flagged him down on Gabbys street about 3 p.m. for not wearing a helmet. Tan offered to pay P200 for the mistake but the cops did not accept it after seeing he had metal scraps.

FEATURED STORIES

Tan alleged that the cops checked his things and when they saw the P50,000 cash, they demanded P10,000 in exchange for his release.

“They even threatened to shoot me,” he said in a statement submitted to Toledo.

Tan and the cops met at MPD general assignment section on Monday. Tan dropped the charges but Toledo said he would still file an administrative case against the cops.  SFM

Read Next
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: complainant, Crime, crime victim, driving a motorcycle without a helmet, Ed Toledo, Errold Garcia, extortion, Helmet, investigation, Justice, Kenneth Campos, law, Manila Police District, Mark Anthony Tan, Metro, News, Peter John Galit, PO1 Errold Garcia, PO1 Kenneth Campos, PO1 Peter John Galit, Police Officer 2 Rodel Coronel, policemen tagged in crimes, Rodel Coronel, SPO1 Ed Toledo
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.

News that matters

By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and
acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy.



© Copyright 1997-2022 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.