ELEMENTS of Philippine National Police -Integrity Monitoring and Enforcement Group (PNP-IMEG) arrested the Officer in Charge of Buenavista MPS Agusan Del Norte for robbery-extortion,
PNP-IMEG director, Police Colonel Ronald O. Lee identified the suspect as Police Captain Junil A.Gultiano.
He said the suspect was arrested in the act of receiving P1,000 from the complainant.
“We have arrested another police officer accused of extortion in line with our continuing implementation of Gen. Archie Gamboa’s directive to go after rogues in uniform regardless of their rank and stature. We assure the public too that we will immediately and properly act on all complaints against erring police officers and men being forwarded to us,” Lee said.
Lee said the suspect was placed under arrest during an entrapment operation inside the Buenavista MPS Agusan Del Norte shortly after he received P1,000 in marked bills from the complainant.
The suspect was arrested by combined elements of PNP-IMEG Mindanao Field Unit PNP Special Action Force, and the RIU .
Members of the Buenavista Furniture Association sought the assistance of the PNP-IMEG to go after the suspect who was allegedly demanding P500 weekly from them and additional P5 per board feet for every lumber they can sell.
The complainant told the PNP-IMEG that they were asked to give P500 weekly in exchange for the unhampered operations of their business.