PNP: Curfew violators will no longer be arrested

March 28, 2020

CNN Philippines — Violators of the curfew set by authorities during the enhanced community quarantine period will no longer face arrest, the Philippine National Police deputy chief of operations, PLGen Guillermo Eleazar, announced on Saturday.

“Nagbigay ng utos ang chief [ng] PNP na lahat ng curfew violators ngayon, hindi na po ikukulong, kukunin [na lamang] ang circumstances at ipa-file na lang namin. At large ang mga iyan para pagkatapis ng krisis na ito, pananagutan 'yon ,” Eleazar said at a briefing by the Laging Handa, the government's COVID-19 crisis communications platform