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Pamintuan to mayors: Don’t be like Parojinog, clear your names

Aug 2, 2017 @ 5:40
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Angeles City Mayor and League of Cities of the Philippines (LCP) President Ed Pamintuan said he was surprised by Ozamiz City Mayor Reynaldo Parojinog’s death last July 30 after police tried to serve a search warrant at his home.

Police say Parojinog and his “private army” fought back during the police operation.

“What happened in Ozamiz City surprised and saddened us mayors as it did to ordinary citizens,” Pamintuan said.

But the Pampanga politiko said he is presuming regularity in the police operation.

“Considering that we still have to receive a complete report from the PNP, we assume regularity in the performance of CIDG in enforcing the legal court order and the consequences of its action,” Pamintuan said.

He added that what happened is a warning to other mayors linked to the illegal drug trade.

“The Ozamiz incident is a grim warning that those who persist in the illegal drug trade will only reap what they have sowed. We now call on local officials who feel to be under the radar in the anti-drug campaign to clear themselves to avoid a repeat of the incident,” Pamintuan said.

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