PIA Press Release
Tuesday, January 10, 2012
New Calbayog PNP Chief vows to crush private armed groupsby Ninfa B Quirante
CATBALOGAN CITY, Samar, Jan. 10 (PIA) -- The newly appointed Calbayog City Police Chief vows to crush private armed groups, and end illegal gambling and illegal drug trade in this prime city of Samar.
In a report aired over Radyo ng Bayan-Calbayog, reporter Gene Navilon said that yesterday, Police Provincial Director Nolasco Bathan officiated the turn over of command from Police Chief Inspector Elmer Cinco to PChief Inspector Eufronio Obong at the Calbayog City Police Station.
“I warn the PNP elements who maybe protectors of illegal traders to shape up as the public needs the PNP not only to maintain peace and order, and prevent crimes but we also need their confidence in us,” Obong said.
Bathan challenged the new chief and members of the police force to persevere in the quest to preserve Calbayog City’s peace and order. (with Gene Navilon DYOG NBQ/PIA 8-Samar)