10 PDEG cops relieved from duty

At least 10 operatives from the Drug Enforcement Group of the Philippine National Police have been relieved as investigations over the 990 kilos of shabu seized during an operation which led to the arrest of a police sergeant continue.

According to PNP spokesperson Col. Jean Fajardo, the officers relieved included the arrested police officer’s immediate supervisor and team leaders and they were temporarily transferred to the Personnel Holding and Accounting Unit at Camp Crame.

To recall, Master Sgt. Rodolfo Mayo Jr., owner of Wealth and Personal Development Lending Inc. in Sta. Cruz, Manila and also an intelligence officer of the PDEG, was arrested by authorities and yielded at least two kilos of shabu inside his car in a follow-up operation in Quiapo, Manila.

Fajardo clarified that she does not have the exact numbers, but his immediate supervisors, team leaders and those in his unit that he belongs, there are about 10 police officers who are temporarily relieved and the same goes for non- commissioned officers to pave way in the ongoing investigation.

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