Philippines

Tough sanctions for inaction vs. illegal gambling: PNP

Tough sanctions for inaction vs. illegal gambling: PNP By Christopher Lloyd Caliwan  MANILA (Philippines News Agency)  — The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Tuesday assured tough sanctions for police officials who are not taking action on illegal gambling operations. PNP deputy chief for operations, Lt. Gen. Guillermo Eleazar, said he will meet concerned directorates with … Continue reading

Philippines

PNP acquires 10 new choppers

PNP acquires 10 new choppers By Che Palicte   DAVAO CITY (Philippines News Agency) –The Philippine National Police (PNP) has acquired 10 new helicopters to further enhance its crime-fighting capability, an official said on Thursday.  Lt. Gen. Archie Francisco Gamboa, PNP deputy chief for operations, said the new helicopters worth PHP1.75 billion will be the police’s … Continue reading

Philippines: New Police Chief Should Tackle Abuses; Action Needed on Torture, Extrajudicial Killings
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Philippines: New Police Chief Should Tackle Abuses; Action Needed on Torture, Extrajudicial Killings

News Release Philippines: New Police Chief Should Tackle Abuses Action Needed on Torture, Extrajudicial Killings Manila — The Philippine National Police should hold to account all police officers responsible for human rights violations, Human Rights Watch said today in a letter to the police chief, Director General Ricardo Marquez. President Benigno Aquino III appointed Marquez to the position on … Continue reading