DRUGTEST Chief Supt. Conrado Capa, NIR police director (2 nd from left), submits his urine sample to PNP Crime Laboratory personnel, while NOCPPO personnel (right) line up for their own drug tests at Camp Alfredo Montelibano Sr. in Bacolod City.*

Congressman, 14 others
face 4 murders charges

Ombudsman's raps will be dismissed, Yap says

Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales has approved the filing of one frustrated murder and four murder cases against Escalante Mayor and Neg. Occ. 1 st District Congressman-elect Melecio Yap Jr. for the alleged extra judicial killing of the supporters of his political opponent.

Also approved was the filing of murder charges against 14 others and frustrated murder raps against two more.

The consolidated resolution penned by Graft Investigation Prosecution Officer Laurrie Layne Cristobal on March 14, and approved by Morales on May 18, dismissed charges against Police Supt. Santiago Rapiz, Senior Police Officer 1 Angel Sinadjan and Yap's security officer Arthur Tupas for failure of the complainants to specifically allege their participation in the crimes. moremoremore

‘Drug pushers
should die, not us'

Chief Supt. Conrado Capa. Negros Island police director, yesterday warned drug peddlers and pushers that they will not hesitate to kill them, if they choose to fight them.

“We'll just do our jobs. If they fire back, they will die. So my only rule of engagement, is to survive the engagement. I do not like dead policemen,” Capa, who led the drug testing yesterday, of 100 PRO 18 personnel, said.

Pushers should die, not us, he said.

Capa said the massive manhunt for those engaged in drug peddling and their protectors will start July 1, as they have prepared their target list. .moremoremore


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NORPPO chief warns public
of penalties for false alarms

Senior Supt. Harris Fama, the acting provincial director of the Philippine National Police in Negros Oriental, has warned the public against making phone scams through calls or text messaging asking for police assistance or reporting an alleged crime incident.

These acts carry penalties under the law and those found violating the law shall be dealt with accordingly, he said.

He issued his warning following an incident in Dumaguete City where the police were called to respond to an alleged hostage taking Thursday afternoon at a pension house in Barangay Daro.moremoremore