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Monday, October 19, 2020

Cordillera honors first chief PNP General Cascolan from the region

Photo Courtesy || Philippine National Police

Cordillera - PNP Chief Police General Camilo Pancratius Cascolan got in touch with his roots as he went to his home region and paid a Command Visit to PRO Cordillera and led various activities on October 19, 2020 at Camp Bado Dangwa, La Trinidad, Benguet.

Upon arrival in the camp, the Chief was warmly welcomed by a cultural presentation by PRO COR personnel.

Highlight of the visit was the Closing Ceremony of the PRO COR “Cordillera Warriors” SWAT CHALLENGE 2020 competition where the Chief was the Guest of Honor and Speaker and led in the awarding of winners. The over-all Champion, RMFB 15, will represent PRO COR in the upcoming competition in the national level for this year.

Following the awarding ceremony, PGen Cascolan led the recitation of the Denunciation of membership to CPP/NPA and the presentation of surrendered CTGs and 73 assorted firearms.

From 2018 to date, a total of 256 CTG and MB members and supporters composed of 92 regular CTG members, 139 Militia ng Bayan, and 25 CTG supporters surrendered. Of the 73 assorted firearms and crew served weapons, Mountain Province PPO recorded the most number with 32 firearms; followed by Kalinga PPO with 20; RCLO PROCOR of Benguet PPO with 12; Abra PPO with 7; and Ifugao PPO with 2 firearms. This event is a manifestation of the CTG’s sincerity in returning to the folds of the law.

For the ceremonial burning of marijuana plants, 219 kilos composed of marijuana bricks and fully grown marijuana plants, a representation of the voluminous eradicated marijuana were torched by the Chief, PNP, together with PRO COR Regional Director, PBGen R'win Pagkalinawan and the Acting Regional Director of PDEA-CAR, Dir. III Gil Cesario Castro.

source || Philippine National Police FB page



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