The random bag searches that the Quezon City police performed Wednesday evening in some bar institutions alongside Katipunan Avenue is “not an exemption” to a warrantless search which requires possible trigger.
Sen. Chiz Escudero harassed this level amid the reported random inspection performed by the QC police in some bars and eating places alongside Katipunan Ave. the place some faculties are positioned.
“They can only do ‘plain view’ which is similar to the rules regarding checkpoints,” Escudero, a lawyer by career, mentioned.
Netizens on Thursday expressed alarm over a photograph of policemen “randomly” inspecting baggage in institutions alongside Katipunan Avenue to examine for firearms and unlawful medicine. The QC Police District claimed that they obtained permission from institution homeowners to conduct on the spot inspection.