PNP places 162 Central Luzon villages under poll watchlist
CAMP OLIVAS, PAMPANGA— A total of 162 villages in Central Luzon have been placed on the police’s watchlist to ensure the peaceful conduct of the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections on May 14.
Supt. Amador Corpus, regional police director, said 102 villages in Nueva Ecija, 27 in Bulacan, 19 in Aurora, nine in Tarlac and five in Zambales, were included in the list as these communities are “affected” by insurgency.
Additional police officers would be assigned in areas included in the poll watchlist, Corpus said. /muf
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