PRESS RELEASE
NUP Maria Christina I. Mayor

Published on
23 October 2017

IPPO to run after criminal groups in the province

Camp Francisco U. Sumagaysay, Sr., STA. BARBARA, ILOILO,October 23 - Iloilo Police Provincial Office is going after the seven identified criminal gangs operating in the province of Iloilo.

Of the seven, four are known to operate in the 5th district of Iloilo, two in the third district and 1 in the fourth district.

IPPO director Police Senior Superintendent Marlon Tayaba assured the public that the police will go after these groups especially the ones in the 5th district where crime statistics show a rise in incidents involving criminal groups. 

The revelation was made by Tayaba during the Peace and Order Summit of the 5th district of Iloilo organized by the Office of the 5th District Congressman Raul Tupas and attended by various stakeholders including Mayors, Vice Mayors, Liga ng mga Barangay President, MLGOOs and Chiefs of Police. 

Tayaba further revealed that these groups have connections with local politicians and he appealed to those present to be cooperative with the PNP in its campaign against crime.