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Bato’s refusal to release police info on drug war, a disgraceful attempt to escape accountability

PNP Chief Ronaldo ‘Bato’ Dela Rosa’s refusal to release information on police operations regarding the drug war campaign is a disgraceful attempt to escape accountability, says Karapatan......»»

Category: newsSource: samarnews samarnewsFeb 13th, 2018

Dela Rosa says PNP will cautiously cooperate with ICC in drug war probe

FORT DEL PILAR, Baguio City — Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Ronald “Bato” Dela Rosa on Saturday vowed cooperation with the International Criminal Court (ICC) in its investigation on the complaint against President Rodrigo Duterte. Source link link: Dela Rosa says PNP will cautiously cooperate with ICC in drug war probe.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsFeb 17th, 2018

Bato: PNP to cooperate with ICC probe but will not disclose tactical info

    FORT DEL PILAR, Baguio City---The Philippine National Police (PNP) would fully cooperate with the International Criminal Court's (ICC) preliminary examination on alleged crimes against humanity committed by the government in its war against illegal drugs, said PNP chief Dir. General Ronald "Bato" dela Rosa on Saturday.   However, Dela Rosa stressed that the ongoing drive against illegal drugs will not be compromised.   Speaking for the first time since the ICC announced the launch of its preliminary examination, Dela Rosa said that although the PNP would be transparent in its dealings with the international tribunal, it would not be revealing...Keep on reading: Bato: PNP to cooperate with ICC probe but will not disclose tactical info.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 17th, 2018

PNP chief sends more commandos to national prison to boost drug watch

PHILIPPINE National Police (PNP) Chief Ronald “Bato” De la Rosa has ordered the deployment of more troops from the elite Special Action Force (SAF) to the medium and minimum security compounds of the New Bilibid Prison (NBP) to contain the proliferation of illegal drugs. In a speech during his visit to the NBP on Tuesday, [...] The post PNP chief sends more commandos to national prison to boost drug watch appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsFeb 6th, 2018

De la Rosa ‘hurt’ over Catholic Church ‘theatrics’ comment on Bible-carrying police in ‘Tokhang’

PHILIPPINE National Police (PNP) Chief Ronald “Bato” de la Rosa admitted on Monday that he was hurt by the Catholic Church statement likening the bringing of Bibles in its anti-drug operations to “theatrics,” saying it was the “worst comment from the religious sector.” “I will bluntly tell them na ang sama ng tingin nila sa [...] The post De la Rosa ‘hurt’ over Catholic Church ‘theatrics’ comment on Bible-carrying police in ‘Tokhang’ appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsFeb 5th, 2018

Maldives gov t warns Supreme Court against impeachment move

MALÉ, Maldives – The beleaguered Maldives government on February 4, Sunday ordered police and troops to resist any move by the Supreme Court to arrest or impeach President Abdulla Yameen over his refusal to release political prisoners. The tiny tourist archipelago has been plunged into a political crisis pitting the country's ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 4th, 2018

‘Bato’ Happy with US Official’s Positive Comments on Anti-Drug War

Philippine National Police (PNP) Chief Dir. Gen. Ronald “Bato” Dela Rosa expressed elation over a senior US State Department official’s expressing “cautiously optimistic” view on the government’s anti-drug campaign. This was due to the downward trend in extrajudicial killings, US State Department Deputy Assistant Secretary for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement James Walsh said in […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsFeb 1st, 2018

A Whisper of Accountability in Philippine Drug War

A Philippine court today filed murder charges against three police officers for the alleged summary execution of 17-year-old Kian Loyd delos Santos during an anti-drug operation on August 16 in Cal.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJan 30th, 2018

Bato: Mistakes in drug war ‘will no longer be repeated’

As the Philippine National Police (PNP) resumes "Oplan Tokhang," PNP chief DirectorGeneral Ronald "Bato" dela Rosa assured the public that the country's police force will no longer repeat its past mistakes. In his speech during the PNP's 27th founding anniversary celebrations on Monday, Dela Rosasaid the PNP has been working hard to revive Oplan Tokhang, this time with improved guidelines so "mistakes of the past will no longer be repeated." "Let me assure the Filipino people that the PNP has learned its lessons, and learnedit well," Dela Rosa said. "Mistakes of the past will no longer be repeated. We will goout and win this war."   "We are determined more th...Keep on reading: Bato: Mistakes in drug war ‘will no longer be repeated’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 29th, 2018

DILG to keep an eye on PNP war on drugs

THE Department of the Interior and Local Government(DILG) yesterday assured the public that they will keep an eye on the Philippine National Police (PNP) anti-illegal drug campaign, particularly the Oplan: Tokhang, following the release of new police guidelines on the operation. DILG Officer in Charge Eduardo M. Año said the….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJan 28th, 2018

2 escape from abductors

TWO Chinese nationals reportedly escaped from their supposed kidnappers inside a beach resort in Ternate, Cavite last Friday morning. Police identified the victims as Kate Liu and Liu Shanshan. Initial investigation disclosed the victim were inside the Dalaroy Beach Resort in Bgy. Bucana, Ternate when the alleged kidnapping attempt took….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJan 27th, 2018

‘Tokhang’ back, but only on weekdays, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

  "Oplan Tokhang" is back. But this time, it seems different.   Under new guidelines, officers from the Philippine National Police will drop in on drug users and suspected dealers in broad daylight --- anytime between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. --- and only on weekdays.   And the visits can be watched live online --- if things go as planned.   What's the catch?   Drug raids can still be carried out at night.   PNP Director General Ronald "Bato" dela Rosa, on Wednesday spoke to reporters about changes in President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs, including use of body cameras by officers conducting antinarcotics operations when thes...Keep on reading: ‘Tokhang’ back, but only on weekdays, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 25th, 2018

PNP bars cops with drug links to join Oplan Tokhang

PNP chief Director General Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa INQUIRER.net / NOY MORCOSO Members of the police force linked to illegal drugs would not be allowed to join and conduct house-to-house visi Source link link: PNP bars cops with drug links to join Oplan Tokhang.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJan 20th, 2018

PNP bars cops with drug links to join Oplan Tokhang

PNP chief Director General Ronald "Bato" dela Rosa INQUIRER.net / NOY MORCOSO Members of the police force linked to illegal drugs would not be allowed to join and conduct house-to-house visi.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJan 19th, 2018

Pampanga cops reject bribery attempt of suspect in ATM card fraud

        CITY OF SAN FERNANDO---An arrested Bulgarian national attempted to bribe his way out of a case following his arrest while in the act of skimming cash from an automated teller machine (ATM) in Barangay (village) San Agustin here on Jan. 3, an official saidon Friday. Suspect Ivaylo Sashov Galovov reportedly tried to bribe two policemen in exchange of dropping the case and for his eventual release.   Galovov allegedly offered P500,000 in cash to the policemen, according to Senior Supt. Roland Agohob, police chief in this Pampanga capital.   Agohob did not identify the policemen who rejected the bribe. Galovov, 34, refus...Keep on reading: Pampanga cops reject bribery attempt of suspect in ATM card fraud.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 5th, 2018

Cop faces raps for female drug detainee’s escape

CABANATUAN CITY -- A rookie policeman here is facing administrative charges in connection with the Dec. 26 escape of a female drug detainee, who was undergoing treatment at a national government hospital here, it was learned yesterday. City police commander Supt. Ponciano P. Zafra identified the lawman as PO1 Noelito….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsDec 30th, 2017

Bato graces Xmas party hosted by QCPD; families of drug surrenderers get gifts

THE Quezon Police District (QCPD) led by Chief Supt. Guillermo Lorenzo T. Eleazar, along with station commanders and unit chiefs, hosted a Christmas activity -- a gift-giving fellowship for some 1,000 family members of drug surrenderers, arrested and surviving families of those who perished in the police’s anti-drug campaign at….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsDec 24th, 2017

‘Move on, walang forever,’ Bato tells families of drug war victims

AsChristmas day nears, Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Ronald "Bato" Dela Rosa said the police do not want people holding grudges against them.   Thus, he asked families of drug war victims and surrenderers to "just move because there is no forever."   "Sana tayo bilang mga Kristyano o anong relihiyon, itong panahon ng Pasko, gusto namin na sana kahit paano mapapaluwag 'yung damdamin niyo dahil ayaw namin na forever tayong may sama ng loob," Dela Rosa said during the PNP's gift-giving program on Saturday.   "Sana mag-move on na tayo. Walang forever."   (As Christians or believer of any other religion, this Christmas,...Keep on reading: ‘Move on, walang forever,’ Bato tells families of drug war victims.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 23rd, 2017

Bato, colleagues pay tribute to Pasig police’s ‘Alamat’

When President Duterte announced a pay hike for all policemen starting next year, PO3 Wilfredo Gueta, a bemedaled member of the Pasig City police, was excited. "He was expecting that soon, once his salary [went up] this January, we could get a loan from the bank and buy our own house," his wife, Sally, told the Inquirer. However, the 46-year-old Gueta, a member of the Pasig police antinarcotics and follow-up unit, died without realizing his dream. As his colleagues were attending a Christmas party at the city police headquarters on Dec. 18, he was killed during a surveillance operation by their target, suspected drug pusher Roberto Liaguno. Just another operation Accor...Keep on reading: Bato, colleagues pay tribute to Pasig police’s ‘Alamat’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 22nd, 2017

Outgoing chief ‘Bato’ shares last Christmas wish for PNP

        Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Ronald "Bato" Dela Rosa has a wish on his last Christmas with the agency he has been leading since 2016.   "Wala 'ko ibang hingin na regalo galing sa inyo, ito lang, na sana isali nyo lagi sa inyong pagdadasal na sana ang PNP ay maging successful sa ating adhikain na makamit ang drug-free Philippines," Dela Rosa said during his speech at the culmination of PNP's Christmas activities last Monday.   (I don't wish for any gifts from all of you except this: I hope you include in your prayers that the PNP will succeed in strive to attain a drug-free Philippines.)  ...Keep on reading: Outgoing chief ‘Bato’ shares last Christmas wish for PNP.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 19th, 2017

Bato mulls strategy in dealing with imprisoned drug lords

MANILA, Philippines — Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Ronald ‘Bato’ dela Rosa vowed to adopt stronger measures in dealing with illega.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 16th, 2017