CIDG has new officers-A A +A
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
CAMP OLIVAS -- The Criminal Investigation and Detection Unit-3 based here has a new regional officer after the relief of Superintendent Victor Valencia and 12 personnel of the Pampanga CIDT due to their alleged involvement in the multimillion shakedown of personalities in Central Luzon.
Senior Superintendent Ismael Fernandez was assigned by the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group headquarters in Camp Crame as the new regional officer of CIDU3 following the raid on Monday.
Valencia was relieved from his post due to command responsibility.
Also ordered relieved from his post was Chief Inspector Bienvenido Reydado, CIDT-Pampanga chief and 12 of his staff.
Chief Inspector Heryl Bruno was assigned Wednesday as the new CIDT officer and new personnel were also assigned there.
The relief of the said police officers came after the raid conducted by CITG Camp Crame at the office of CIDT in Barangay Pampang, Angeles City which led in the confiscation of several high-powered firearms and ammunition.
Chief Superintendent Benjamin Magalong, CIDG chief led and supervised the raid at the office of CDIT and ordered the administrative relief of Reydado and his personnel.
The raiding team recovered from the CIDT office six automatic pistols, a caliber .22 revolver, 12-gauge shotgun, three M-16 rifle, two hand grenades and hundreds of various ammunition.
The recovered items were believed to be evidence seized from arrested persons in the past but were not turned over to proper authorities or the court.
The raiding team also raided the alleged safehouse of the CIDT-Pampanga in Bulacan where a vault containing P2.6 million cash and two firearms were seized. (Ric Sapnu)
Published in the Sun.Star Pampanga newspaper on March 06, 2014.