PNP assures safety of public
By Rose Palacio
Davao City (19 January) -- The Philippine National Police (PNP) regional office has assured that the city’s peace and order condition remains peaceful, manageable and controllable, despite the manhunt being conducted by the military and the police against syndicates, drug lords and other subversive elements trying to penetrate Davao City.
P/Chief Inspector Leonardo Felonia and Celso Gempesaw, action officer of the Office of the Mayor, who were guests during the radio forum “Panibagong Bukas: Usapang Pangkapayapaan” aired over DXRP Radyo ng Bayan said the PNP and the city government combined its forces to prevent the entry of subversive elements and prohibited drugs in the city.
“With the recent event (referring to the raid of a shabu factory in Dumoy ), lalong pinagtibay ni Mayor Rodrigo R. Duterte ang kampanya laban sa illegal na droga,” said Gempesaw who now oversees and manages the city’s traffic office.
PNP Sr Inspector Felonia who is the Sasa police precinct commander also said that PNP Regional Director Simon Dizon has instructed the Davao City police personnel to give an all-out support to the Mayor/s campaign to maintain a high level of law and order in the city.
The PNP urged druglords, pushers and other subversive elements to come down, surrender and have a peaceful lives rather than involve themselves on prohibited drugs and illegal activities.
“We are enjoying a relatively peaceful condition, activities remain normal and the military and the city government are doing their best to secure the public from threats”, he added.
Felonia said the police and the military are still on red alert to prevent the entry of lawless elements.
“As long as we know the real situation, then the PNP could prepare its next step”, Felonia told Marilyn Roque, DXRP program supervisor and Rose Palacio of the Philippine Information Agency who were anchorperson of the radio forum. (PIA-RPalacio) [top]