NCRPO and QCPD cops of anti-drugs unit reassigned to Mindanao
Philippine National Police chief Director General Ronald “Bato” Dela Rosa sacked from post the members of the anti-illegal drugs unit of Metro Manila and Quezon City Police and they will reassigned to Mindanao.
Based on a Special Order, Dela Rosa ordered to kicks some members of the National Capital Region Police Office Regional Anti -Illegal Drugs Unit ( NCRPO- RAID ) and Quezon City Police District's Anti -Illegal Drugs Unit ( QCPD -DAID) and sent to various provincial units in Mindanao.
Superintendent Jay Agcaoili, the chief of the QCPD Special Operations Unit, the highest ranking officer to be reassigned in Mindanao.
Earlier, specified by President Rodrigo Duterte two former chiefs Quezon City Police District Police Director Joel Pagdilao and Chief Supt . Edgardo Tinio as alleged protectors of drug syndicates.
Also, Pagdilao was relieved in the office as directors of the National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO).
Also named were Western Visayas regional director Chief Supt . Bernardo Diaz , former general director Marcelo Garbo Jr. and former general Vicente " Vic " Loot , now mayor of Daanbantayan , Cebu . Both officials denied such allegations.
Dela Rosa's classmate in the Philippine Military Academy, Chief Supt. Oscar Albayalde replaced Pagdilao.
Terminated anti - narcotics operatives are moving to regional police offices in Zamboanga, Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao, and Caraga .
The relief order was signed by Chief Supt . Fernando Mendez Jr., chief of the Directorate for Personnel and Records Management, and Chief Supt. Ramon Apolinario , chief of the Directorial Staff.
Meanwhile, the sacked members of the Quezon City Police District-DAID said that it is "unfair" and no due process done before accusing their involvement in illegal drugs.