MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte has a solid ground for dismissing Bacolod City Police Chief Negros Occidental, said Malacañang.
Presidential El Salvador Panelo was convinced that, after Duterte at the weekend, Bacolod City, during a private event, announced the cessation of senior superintendent Francis Ebreo and four other officials to claim that they "allowed" the spread of illicit drugs in the city.
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"There must be a reason why the president has released this leader (Bacolod police). I think the intelligence had reached him, so he went in motion, ”Panelo said at a panel briefing.
"We have a PNP (Philippine State Police), we have a CIDG (Criminal Investigation and Detection Group), we have a PDEA (Philippine Drugs Agency). All these agencies usually provide information on the illicit drug industry, ”he added.
The clerk of the castle noted that Ebreo and other officials would still be properly considered.
During his speech, Leo Rey Yanson, Managing Director of Vallacar Transit, L & # 39; Fisher Hotel, Duterte said: “In my involvement in drugs and making Bacolod people miserable, I release and release you from service, Senior Manager Francis Ebreo. ”
Subsequently, Duterte announced the dismissal of four other police officers.
"Then you have a superintendent Tayuan… And Yintendent Yatar … And there's Victor Paulino, the police SI … Macapagal, you're," he said.
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