PNP Chief, Police General Debold M Sinas has ordered a deeper investigation into alleged irregularities at the Binangonan Municipal Police Station following the arrest of two civilian agents for alleged extortion.
The Chief PNP ordered CALABARZON PNP Regional Director, Police Brigadier General Felipe Ntividad to place Binangonan Chief of Police, Police Lieutenant Colonel Ferdinand Ancheta under investigation for command responsibility over allegations of extortion involving his subordinate personnel that was confirmed in the entrapment operation on Tuesday by the PNP Integrity Monitoring and Enforcement Group (IMEG) right infront of the town hall.
“I will not let this incident pass without implementing appropriate criminal and administrative action against those involved, Sinas said.
The IMEG operation resulted to the arrest of Albert Domingo alias Joel, and Pablo Dolfo alias Botchok, both civilian “assets” of Binangonan Police Station.
Domingo and Dolfo were identified by IMEG as the persons who extorted money from a certain Stephen Kellu in exchange for the release of an impounded motor vehicle.
During the entrapment operation, IMEG operatives alo discovered that a Person Under Police Custody, Police Corporal Archieval Perez, who is facing non-bailable charges for Infidelity in the Custody of Prisoners, was outside the detention facility and serving as lookout during the extortion pay-off using two mobile phones for communication, according to IMEG Director, Police Colonel Thomas Frias Jr.
Kellu, the complainant also identified six members of Binangonan Police Station as involved in the alleged extortion, they are:
- PSMS RANDY ANDANAR
- PSSG JOEL ACOSTA
- PSSG JOE SEVILLENA
- PCPL ALLAN ALVAREZ
- PCPL MARSON TAYABAN
- PCPL EW ARMENIS
They were placed under monitoring and investigation by IMEG.