EIGHT tourist police members, along with some civilians, were saved by the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) after their motorized banca suffered trouble in the waters of Cavite the other night.
A report from the PCG Station in Cavite said the banca was 5.62 nautical miles in the southern portion of Tanza, Cavite when the incident took place at 7:41 p.m.
The banca, named, ‘Neslyn,’ reportedly suffered engine trouble. It was already half-filled with water before the PCG arrived and saved the following: PSSgs Harry Narial, 43; Andrei Abesamis, 37; Ma. Suzette Bayag-o, 31; Marry Jane Basilan, 38 and Naty Edas, 33; Patrolmen Nurina Asdi, 37; Laurence Palomino, 34 and Glen Ibasko, 32. They are all assigned at the Cavite Tourist Police Station.