PNP’s public safety company on regular patrol PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 08 July 2015 13:13

The PNP’s Public Safety Company headed by Chief Insp. Nazier A. Halil and  based in Camp Batalla under Regional Public Safety  Battalion-9,  regularly conducts random patrol in different possible entry  points of suspected lawless groups or terrorists plotting to create havoc in the city.

“Matagal na itong threat dito sa  Zamboanga City. Noon pa ito,” Halil said. adding that his PNP company continues to hold dialogues with the people in the city’s 98 barangays.

“Mga 82 na barangay ang na inspect namin at nag conduct kami ng dialogue sa mga barangay officials para sugpuin ang mga masamang tao na pumupunta sa area nila. Nag tutulungan kami at nag contakan,” Halil  revealed.

He said that with close contact with barangay officials, government forces were able to recover recently an improvised explosive device (IED) made of two 60 mm mortar shell with electronic blasting device ,sharnels ,cellphone as detonator and electronic blasting caps at an Abu Sayyaf hideout  in Sitio Gapu, Barangay Talabaan Bundok.

The successful joint operation was conducted by Halil with PRO-9 Regional Intelligence Division led Sr. Supt. Chiquito Malayo, Police Station Four, Naval SpecialOperation Group, Philippine Army EOD, Marines Special Group, AISS,NISGWM and JTGZ.

Mayor Isabel Climaco- Salazar has appealed to the people to be alert and vigilant on threats and help the authorities defeat terrorism and lawlessness. — Allen Abastillas