No Xmas, New Year break for HPG men PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 14 December 2013 11:22

Operatives of the Highway Patrol Group-9 deployed in Zamboanga Peninsula will not  have a Christmas and New Year break together with their family. They are directed to stay in each command where they are assigned.

Supt. Severino B.  Agustin, HPG-9  chief, who presided the last quarter conference together with chiefs of HPG Provincial Highway Teams, yesterday directed all of them to be extra vigilant and alert this yuletide season.

Agustin disclosed that there is a directive from HPG national headquarters for HPG men to be extra alert in connection with the Communist Party of the Philippines’ founding anniversary on December 26.

Records showed that in the past, the CPP’s armed wing launched tactical offensives on isolated and undermanned police stations, patrolling soldiers, policemen and business establishments through harassment and extortion activities.

Government forces have received information that the communists rebels are collecting funds amd material support for the party’s relief operations program in typhoon Yolanda-affected areas in Visayas which is called Bayanihan para sa Sambayanan ( BALSA ).

Agustin also directed all provincial chiefs to enhance target hardening measures on vital installations, communications lines, foreign owned businesses, public places like churches, bus terminals and airports and wharves and places of ocnvergence of people within their area of jurisdiction.

Moreover Agustin ordered his men to continue their anti-carnapping operations and the campaign against no plate no travel policy. — Allen Abastillas