68 riding-in-tandem-related shooting incidents remain unsolved since Police re-joined drug war — NCRPO

  • The NCRPO said on Tuesday that 68 shooting incidents involving motorcycle riding-in-tandem suspects remain unsolved
  • Of the 77 recorded cases since the police force returned to the war against illegal drugs, only 9 have been solved

According to the National Capital Region Police (NCRPO,) 68 shooting incidents involving motorcycle riding-in-tandem suspects remain unsolved since the police force returned on the war against illegal drugs.

NCRPO chief Director Oscar Albayalde said on Tuesday that from December 5 last year to March 13, a total of 77 shooting incidents were recorded by the NCRPO.

Of the 77 cases, only Only 9 have been solved in which a case was filed against identified suspects, Albayalde said.

Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa has already ordered the  police force to focus on solving riding-in-tandem cases.

“He [has] given instruction to give focus on the solution of these cases,” Albayalde said.

“As much as possible, sabi nga ni chief, kung hindi man lang ma-zero, ma-minimize talaga yung mga ganyang incidents, ‘yung mga riding-in-tandem incidents, ‘yung motorcycle riding suspects, ito ‘yung direktiba ng ating chief PNP,” he added.

[As much as possible, as chief said, if we can’t completely zero it out, we have to at least minimize these riding-in-tandem incidents, the motorcycle riding suspects, this is the directive of our PNP chief.]

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