21 nabbed for holding rally sans permit in QC

TWENTY-ONE persons were held under police custody for allegedly staging a rally without a permit while calling on the local government for food supplies.

​Initial report from the QCPD-Criminal Investigation and Detection Unit showed that members of SAMANA (Samahan Ng Magkakapitbahay ng Barangay San Roque) led by Jocy Lopez, suddenly converge along EDSA Northbound in front of Avida Show Room EDSA, Quezon City at about 11am, April 1, 2020

​Policemen reportedly pleaded to the residents to return home but they refused and insisted their demand for food supplies fromlocal government unit.

​Policemen were forced to stop them after an hour of negotiation but the protesters reportedly resisted.

All arrested suspects are now in the custody of QCPD-CIDU for filing of appropriate charges.