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POLICE CHIEF ARRESTED FOR EXTORTION IN AGUSAN DEL NORTE
BUENAVISTA, AGUSAN DEL NORTE - A police captain in Buenavista, Agusan del Norte Municipal Police Station was arrested for extortion in an entrapment operation conducted by the Philippine National Police (PNP), IMEG Mindanao Field Unit and PNP Special Action Force and RIU 13, on March 24, Tuesday.
Police Captian Junil Gultiano was caught receiving P1,000 from a member of the Buenavista Furniture Association.
According to Police Major Renel Serrano, the spokesperson of Police Regional Office (PRO) Caraga, the suspect demanded P500 every week from the said association and additional P5 for every board foot of their lumber.
Gultiano is facing charges for violating the R.A 3019 or Anti-graft and corruption practices Act, and R.A 6713 or the Code of conduct and ethical standards for public officials and employees.
With this, PRO Caraga warns law enforcement officers not to tolerate the illegal activities of any police.