Acting chief of Makati City police relieved following shooting of a 13-year old scavenger
THE NATIONAL Capital Regional Police Office (NCRPO) has relieved on Wednesday the acting chief of Makati City police for failing to act on the death of a young scavenger allegedly done by one of his men last Monday.
NCRPO Director, Chief Supt. Alan Purisima ordered the relief for Supt. Victor Loares, the acting chief of Makati City police after failing to incident to the Ncrpo the reported killing of 13-year old Christian Serrano.
Serrano was reportedly scavenging for scrap iron in an abandon building in Kamagong St., corner Bagtikan St., in Makati City when he was allegedly shot to death by at least three men that turned out to be policemen.
The suspects, who were later identified as Chief Insp. Angelo Germinal, the commander of police community precinct 5 and PO3 Robert Rinion and PO1 Nicolas Apostol Jr., have failed to report for duty following the shooting incident last Monday.
The three policemen were given until nootime Wednesday by the NCRPO chief to report for duty and appear to their superior officers or they will be charged with murder and subject of a manhunt operations.
Loares was replaced by Supt. Jaime Santos as officer in charge of the Makati City Police as its current chief, Senior Supt. Froilan Bonifacion was on leave at the time the shooting took place.