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Dismissed PNP chief Purisima arrested at Naia-3

(Updated) Dismissed Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Alan Purisima was arrested at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal-3 on Friday afternoon upon his arrival from Butuan City.

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The arrest warrant was served by the PNP-Criminal Investigation and Detection Group.

“CIDG personnel carried out arrest, he will be brought to Sandiganbayan from airport,” said CIDG director Victor Deona.

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On Thursday, Purisima and ten others were ordered arrested by the Sandiganbayan over a questionable contract with a startup after finding probable cause to proceed with their trial for graft.

READ: Purisima ordered arrested for graft

Purisima and his coaccused were indicted for violation of Republic Act No. 3019, or the Anti-Graft and Corrupt Practices Act, over the contract for the delivery of gun licenses nationwide that the PNP granted to Werfast Documentation Agency Inc. With a report from Julliane Love De Jesus/IDL/rga

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