Bato relieves Iloilo police chief, Maasin cops over NPA raid

ILOILO CITY --- Philippine National Police Director General Ronald Dela Rosa ordered on Monday the relief of Senior Supt. Harold Tuzon, the Iloilo provincial police director, a day after at least 50 NPA rebels raided the police station of Maasin town, around 30 kilometers northwest of Iloilo City. Senior Supt. Christopher Tambungan, deputy regional director for operations, was assigned as officer-in-charge of the Iloilo Provincial Police Office. Supt. Gilbert Gorero, spokesperson of the PNP in Western Visayas, said the relief order was based on the "one-strike" policy which called for the immediate relief of the police provincial director when a municipal station was successful...

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