The Philippine National Police (PNP) might catch a larger narcopolitiko within the coming days after neutralizing Ozamiz City Mayor Reynaldo Parojinog Sr.
PNP chief Director General Ronald “Bato” Dela Rosa gave a trace concerning the place of the politikos that cops are preserving tabs on in an August 1 radio interview with broadcaster Erwin Tulfo.
“Most likely,” Dela Rosa mentioned when Tulfo requested if a governor is the next narcopolitiko that the PNP will go after.
Earlier throughout the interview, the PNP chief vowed to look into the allegation that Catanduanes Governor Joseph Cua is concerned within the unlawful drug commerce.
When Tulfo remarked that it is perhaps higher for narcopolitikos to battle again in opposition to cops, Dela Rosa joked: “Maganda manlaban sila. Wala nang barilan. Tapunan na lang ng granada para hide and seek tayo.”
Parojinog and 14 others had been killed in a pre-dawn raid by operatives of the Region 10 Criminal Investigation and Detection Group on July 30 who went to his home to serve a search warrant.
Cops claimed they had been compelled to fireside again on the mayor and his companions in the home as a result of members of his safety staff shot at them first.
Parojinog’s daughter, Ozamiz City Vice Mayor Nova Princess Parojinog, and her brother are actually detained at Camp Crame.
Nova Princess is additionally included in President Rodrigo Duterte’s narco-list.