Presidential Communications Operations Office



  PIA Bldg, Visayas Ave, Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines
  Saturday, 25 November 2017 News Before 1 Feb 2012. Click for Latest
Web PIA  
 
home
 
about
 
fotos
 
info
 
links
 
ncrr01carr02r03calmimr05r06r07r08r09r10r11r12r13
PBB Guidelines 2016
Click to Open
PIA Snapshot

120201-r6-goodjob
PIA Online
One Mindanao eNewsmagazine
One Visayas eNewsletter
One Luzon eNewsmagazine
ST@R eNewsmagazine
PIA Members Only:
PMIS | PANP Phone Directory
PIAEA Corner:
Application | View PIAEA Site
Special News Editions:
English.Tagalog.Cebuano
Ilocano.Waray.Hiligaynon
Pangasinan.Other
PIA Specials:
NEW! Cabinet Officials
Jobs.Slides.Specials.Ads. Events.ASEAN.Multimedia
PIA News Archive:
English.Tagalog.Cebuano
Waray.Hiligaynon.Ilocano
Pangasinan.All
Information to Empower Filipinos
English NewsFoto ArchivesRegional WatchOFW Watch
FrontpageHeadlines by RegionNews ArchivePIA SpecialsICT News

PIA Press Release
Monday, January 23, 2012

 

Hijack incident down in 2011; PNP chief vows intensified anti-hijacking operations

QUEZON CITY, Jan. 23 (PIA) -- Citing gains on anti-hijacking operations in 2011, the Philippine National Police vows to intensify operations this year.

PNP chief Nicanor A. Bartolome directed all police regional offices and National Support Units to strengthen operations against organized crime groups engaged in hijacking and highway robbery.

According to Bartolome, hijacking, especially commercial cargoes, has become a nuisance to industrial growth and can also be considered as an act of economic sabotage because of its detrimental effect on trade and industry.

“Consistent with the PNP’s law enforcement and public safety mandate, we are paying special attention to law enforcement support to economic development by way of ensuring industrial peace and establishing an environment conducive to economic growth,” Bartolome said.

The PNP chief cited the recent neutralization of a hijack group slain in a shootout with authorities in Batangas.

Police personnel also recovered two tons of meat products after the group seized the products at the Southern Tagalog industrial zone in Calamba, Laguna.

Meanwhile, Bartolome also noted the downgrade of hijacking cases in 2011.

Based on PNP records, only 34 hijacking incidents took place last year as compared to the 46 cases in 2010, and three robbery incidents were recorded in 2011 with 17 suspects were neutralized during police operations.

According to the PNP, among the most notable results of anti-hijacking operations include the neutralization of the Sociro-Manlapaz Hijacking Group and the arrest of five suspects during an encounter on November 8, 2011 in Bacoor, Cavite.

Recovered from the group were the hijacked truck and items worth at least P5 million.

The PNP also noted the encounter with cargo hijackers on November 9, 2011 in San Pedro, Laguna that resulted to the death of the hijackers. (PNP-PIO/RJB/JEG-PIA NCR)

Latest Stories
  • DOST project beneficiary produces biggest 'ulang' (R02)
  • Solar energy to light up 75 more houses in off-grid areas in NegOr (R07)
  • DA plans to use Mindanao program in Luzon (R11)
  • DSWD 1 marks its 61st anniversary celeb in February (R01)
  • 500 poor families get 'bags of blessing' (R06)
  • Close to 200 Negros Occidental police officers get promotion (R06)
  • NGO urges public to collect, propagate seeds to create native tree forests in CV (R07)
  • Police Information Officers receives commendation medals (R06)
  • DSWD brings Pantawid Pamilya program to Dumaguete City (R07)
  • LGU issues guidelines on use of municipal filling station (CAR)
  • NGO to hold free breast, cervical cancer screening (R07)
  • Aklan detainees trained on proper waste management (R06)
  • Hiligaynon news: DOLE 6 may bag-o nga direktor (R06)
  • Mangrove tree planting to highlight World Wetlands Day (R06)
  • Balikbayan finds ulang production profitable (R02)
  • Hiligaynon news: Impormasyon sa populasyon sa Iloilo nagapakita pagkinahanglan sa pagmanehar sing maayo (R06)
  • Various activities to mark World Wetlands Day in Iloilo (R06)
  • Tagalog News: Tapul Reef, ipinapadeklarang fish sanctuary (MIM)
  • Hiligaynon news: Alert Level sa Yemen napanubo sa level 2 – DFA (R06)
  • P118-M worth of Infra projects implemented by Dipolog in 2011 (R09)
    FotoCatalogSitestats  
    GOOD NEWS Series
    goodnews
    PIA Special Sites:

    ASEAN Philippines

    Philippine Official Gazette | Office of the President | Presidential Communications Operations Office
    For comments and feedback, please email PIA Newsdesk
    Copyright © 2005 Philippine Information Agency
    PIA Building, Visayas Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City 1101 Philippines