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Cebu City mayor: No more cash rewards for dead crime suspects

By: - Reporter / @nestleCDN
/ 01:43 PM July 14, 2016
Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña, seen here in a press conference at his Guadalupe home. (CDN FILE PHOTO/JUNJIE MENDOZA)

Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña, seen here in a press conference at his Guadalupe home. (CDN FILE PHOTO/JUNJIE MENDOZA)

CEBU CITY — Mayor Tomas Osmeña is not happy with the recent revamp of officers in the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7).

He said that starting on Thursday, he would no longer give a cash reward of P50,000 for every slain crime suspect.

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He added he would no longer get involved in the police anti-crime and anti-drugs campaign.

“Daghan man ang bright diha. Sila na lang ang magbuot (There are many bright people there. Let them decide),” he told a news conference on Thursday noon.

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Osmeña earlier dangled a P50,000 reward for every dead petty crime suspect and P5,000 each for those wounded as part of his campaign against criminality. JE/rga

 

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