Implement ECQ but allow passage of food cargoes, cops told

POLICEMEN manning Quarantine Control Points in Metro Manila and the rest of the country yesterday were ordered to further implement stricter measures to prevent the movement of unauthorized persons in their areas but at the same time ensure the unhampered passage of all food and non-food cargoes, the commander of the Joint Task Force COVID-19 Shield said.

NCRPO agents jail 2 Binondo profiteers

AGENTS of the National Capital Region Police Office on Wednesday arrested two Chinese-Filipino citizens accused of hoarding medical supplies and selling them at a much higher price during an entrapment operation in Binondo, Manila, NCRPO director, Major General Debold M. Sinas announced yesterday.

2 Bukidnon drug dealers jailed over P1M shabu

TWO suspected drug traffickers in Bukidnon province were arrested by security troops manning a Quarantine Control Point in Kalilangan municipality while in the act of transporting over P1 million worth of shabu on Thursday, Police Regional Office 10 director, Brigadier General Rolando B. Anduyan reported yesterday.

PNP assures unhampered passage of agri products, personnel

THE Philippine National Police leadership yesterday said it has given orders to its men to ensure the safe and unimpeded passage of all agribusiness and agricultural products and personnel in all Quarantine Control Points in the country specifically in Luzon in accordance with the policy made by the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of an Emerging Infection Disease.

8 more hoarders, profiteers jailed

THE stepped-up Philippine National Police Criminal Investigation and Detection Group’s campaign against profiteers and hoarders taking advantage of the nationwide crisis brought about by the deadly COVID-19 virus resulted in the arrest of eight more persons found selling more than 300 bottles and gallons of overpriced ethyl alcohol and sanitizers in Visayas region, a report to PNP chief, General Archie Francisco F. Gamboa said yesterday.

PNP-IMEG to go after rogue cops amid pandemic

DEADLY threats posed by the COVID-19 virus to their health won’t stop agents of the Philippine National Police Integrity Monitoring and Enforcement Group (PNP-IMEG) from arresting rogues in uniform specifically those taking advantage of the present crisis to extort money from their targets, the head of the police counter-intelligence unit said yesterday.