The Philippine National Police joins the whole nation in celebrating Labor Day and in paying tribute to the Filipino worker. The PNP upholds the basic rights on freedom of speech and on freedom of peaceful assembly. With possible mass protests, CDM contingents were given instructions to exercise maximum tolerance but are ready for calibrated response should risks to life and limbs for both rallyists and police personnel are imminent.
Five PNP personnel on board a patrol vehicle of Davao City Police Office were reportedly abducted by a group of heavily-armed NPA rebels clad in military uniforms in Purok 5, Barangay Mapula, Paquibato, Davao City on April 16, 2016. The PNP strongly condemns the recent atrocity perpetrated by the NPA against the PNP who were in the performance of their legal mandate.
Zamboanga City - Joint elements of Criminal Investigation and Detection Group, Task Force Zamboanga, and ZCPO arrested Melquiades Pabico Abrera II a.k.a. “Mel”/“Lolo”/ “Mikhail Abdul Asis Abrera”, a suspected Rajah Sulaiman personality with the position of architect/planner and native of Peace Village, Antipolo City during a checkpoint operation in Barangay Sta. Barbara this city on April 15, 2016 at about 6:30 A.M.
Zamboanga del Sur - A joint operation by Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG-ZDS), Regional Intelligence Unit 9, Regional Public Safety Battalion (RPSB9) and Kumalarang MPS, accompanied by the local GMA7 media outfit was held in Purok Laya, Barangay Poblacion, Kumalarang, Zamboanga Del Sur on April 1, 2016 at about 3:00 AM for the implementation of search warrant.
Zamboanga Sibugay - Joint personnel from Buug MPS, 3rd Maneuver Company of RPSB9, and ZSBPPO Provincial Intelligence Branch conducted a synchronized “one-time big time operation” on March 30, 2016 at about 6:54 AM for the implementation of four search warrants.