NVizcaya implements curfew within capitol grounds
BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya (13 November) -- The provincial government approved the implementation of curfew hours within the provincial capitol grounds, security officers here said.
Alberto Cabanting, chief security officer said security guards will be strictly enforcing the order, prohibiting civilians particularly promenaders to roam within the provincial capitol grounds at 11 p.m.
Barricades will also be placed at the entry and exit points of the provincial capitol to prevent private vehicles from entering during the curfew hours.
"This is being enforced purposely to protect properties of the provincial government from being destroyed as well as to safeguard the people who visit the compound at night time," Cabanting said.
He said the order was triggered by the reported increase of untoward incidents within the capitol compound such as hold-ups, cellphone snatching, mauling and vandalism of properties.
The security officer however said that employees of the provincial government who will be rendering overtime work in their offices and civilians who would be availing of the Automated Teller Machines(ATMs) at the lobby of the capitol building will be exempted. (PIA-NVizcaya) [top]