NATIONAL Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) Director Guillermo Eleazar has ordered the relief of Brigadier General Christopher Tambungan, director of the Eastern Police District (EPD), for allegedly assaulting a lady police officer.
Corporal April Santiago said Tambungan verbally assaulted her at about 7 p.m. on May 12, when he confronted her near a police community precinct in Greenhills, San Juan City, where she is assigned, for allegedly failing to help him undertake a task.
A closed-circuit television (CCTV) footage on the incident showed Tambungan striking Santiago's head and swinging his car door to hit her.
Watch: EPD Director BGen. Christopher Tambungan confronted PCpl. April Santiago in Greenhills PCP in May 12. Tambungan hit Santiago in the head and swing his car door to hit her. @sunstaronline pic.twitter.com/7PAtUiLg1u— Third Anne Malonzo (@3rdAnnePeralta) June 20, 2019