CAMP Olivas, Pampanga -- The chiefs of police of Mabalacat City in Pampanga and San Rafael in Bulacan were relieved yesterday, along with several policemen detailed as security aides of Mayor Marino “Boking” Morales and Mayor Cipriano “Goto” Violago.
Police Regional Office 3 acting director Chief Supt. Aaron N. Aquino said Supt. Jhoanna Ponseca-Rosales was installed as officer-in-charge of Mabalacat City while Chief Insp. Manuel de Vera assumed as head of San Rafael Police Station.
In a haste turnover ceremony yesterday, Rosales replaced Chief Insp. Gil Domingo while De Vera replaced Supt. Orlando Castel.
The relief of Domingo and Castel came in the wake of Morales’ and Violago’s alleged involvement in illegal drugs. The names of Morales and Violago were included in the list of government personalities mentioned by President Rody Duterte over PTV4 early Sunday morning.
Along with Domingo and Castel, all policemen detailed as security officers of Morales and Violago were also relieved and transferred back to their respective mother units.