Tag: Philippine National Police (PNP)

Estrada seeks Senate probe into De Lima hostage-taking

(GMA NEWS) Senator Jinggoy Estrada on Thursday called for a Senate investigation into the incident at the Philippine National Police (PNP) Custodial Center wherein former senator Leila de Lima was briefly held hostage. In filing Resolution 258, Estrada said the Senate has oversight powers in reviewing the security and safety measures inside the national headquarters…
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Estrada seeks probe on De Lima hostage-taking, says PNP should ‘inspire confidence’

(MANILA BULLETIN) Senator Jinggoy Estrada wants a Senate probe into the hostage-taking of former Senator Leila de Lima within the custodial center of the Philippine National Police (PNP) last Oct. 9. “While our police officers demonstrated swift and decisive action during a crisis situation, the incident nonetheless reflects poorly on our police organization’s capacity to…
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Jinggoy Estrada wants probe into security protocol at PNP Custodial Center after hostage incident

(INQUIRER) MANILA, Philippines — Senator Jinggoy Estrada has filed a resolution calling on the appropriate Senate panels to investigate the security protocols inside the Philippine National Police (PNP) Custodial Center in Camp Crame after an inmate took former senator Leila de Lima hostage last Sunday. In a resolution filed on Wednesday, Estrada said that while…
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Jinggoy calls for Senate probe on hostage-taking incident in PNP Custodial Center

FOLLOWING the Philippine National Police (PNP) officials’ admission of lapses in safety measures, Senator Jinggoy Ejercito Estrada wants the Senate to probe the October 9 hostage-taking incident inside Camp Crame as part of the upper chamber’s oversight powers in reviewing the security and safety measures inside the national headquarters of the country’s police force.  “While our police…
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Jinggoy wants Senate probe on Camp Crame hostage-taking incident

Jinggoy wants Senate probe on Camp Crame hostage-taking incident: Citing the upper chamber’s oversight powers in reviewing the security measures inside the national headquarters of the country’s police force, Senator Jinggoy Ejercito Estrada on Wednesday, October 12, 2022, filed Senate Resolution No. 258 calling for an inquiry into the attempted escape of three detainees and subsequent…
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Jinggoy worried rich POGO backers might ‘control politics’ in PH

(MANILA BULLETIN) Senator Jose ‘’Jinggoy’’ Ejercito Estrada fears that rich nationals in the multi-billion-peso Philippine Offshore Gaming Operator (POGO) industry ’’might or they can control the politics here in our country.’’ ‘’Kayang kaya nila sa laki ng kinikita nila yan (They can do this because of the huge profits they rake in), Estrada said in…
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Deport illegal POGO workers, BI dared

(THE MANILA TIMES) SENATOR Jinggoy Ejercito Estrada challenged the Bureau of Immigration (BI) to deport within two months about 48,800 Philippine offshore gaming operator (POGO) workers whose visas have been revoked. “Our challenge to the BI is for them to ensure the implementation of these illegal aliens within the 59 days designated period and not…
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