Aug 10, 2017 @ 16:51

Ozamiz City Police Chief Insp. Jovie Espenido on Thursday warned native officers concerned in unlawful medication to resign from their post or face prosecution.

Espenido led the anti-drug operations within the metropolis final July 30 which resulted within the death of Mayor Reynaldo Parojinog Sr. and 14 others.

While he has but to know his subsequent task, Espenido pressured he’ll abide by orders from the management of the Philippine National Police (PNP).

“Kung saan ako malagay, resign na lang, kung involved (in illegal drugs),para humaba buhay,” Espenido instructed reporters on the Department of Justice (DOJ) on Thursday.

Ozamiz City Police Chief Insp. Jovie Espenido

Espenido went to DOJ to test the grievance filed towards him and his males in connection to the encounter with Martilyo Gang members in Ozamiz City in July.

“Nagvisit kasi could subpoena sa workplace natin sa mga tao natin, walang attachment kaya (we clarified) sa workplace ni Fiscal Bollordon na bakit walang attachment hindi macounter kung walang attachment. June 1 na nangyari sa Ozamis na nakuha natin member ng matrilyo gang needed individuals, so could subpoena dito galing kaya pumunta para makareply naman PNP aspect.

Espenido was among the many awardees because the PNP celebrated its 116th founding anniversary Wednesday.

He bagged the PNP’s Individual Award for Anti-Illegal Drugs Operation.

Espinido thanked President Rodrigo Duterte for his wholehearted help to the PNP.

Such belief has significantly boosted the morale of the 190,000-strong police power, he added.

During Wednesday’s anniversary the place he was the guest-of-honor, Duterte stated he’ll do every part to guard them within the ongoing campaign towards unlawful medication as lengthy their actions are above board
and authorized. (Philippine News Agency)