Saturday, May 12, 2007

PNP Raided Houses of 3 Local Officials in San Fernando

by: Aurell P. Arais

Malaybalay City - Elements of Philippine National Police Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (PNP-CIDG) and Provincial Police Mobile Group (PPMG) jointly conducted a raid on houses of three local officials in San Fernando, Bukidnon Thursday morning.

Raided was residence of Mayor Laurencia Edma. Her husband Levi Edma Sr. is running for mayoralty race this election for the said municipality.

Also raided were residence of their son Levi Edma Jr., an ABC president and also the residence of a barangay captain Andres Dano of Sacramento Valley, San Fernando.

Dano is running for Sangguniang Bayan member.

According to the report, the raiding team was looking for fake money allegedly to be used during election.

However, on the said three houses that were raided not even one of such fake money was confiscated.

The raid was conducted based on search warrant issued by Judge Josefina Bacal.

But the three officials believed the raid on their residence was politically motivated.


journeyman said...

How about the Galarios of Valencia City???

journeyman said...

How is the gubernatorial and the 2nd Congressional district elections going there? Please post...