The Philippine National Police condemns the unlawful act of the members of New People’s Army on the abduction of SPO4 Rene Rombo, SPO1 Warren Hansol Coñales and PO3 Edwin Panis Castor at Sayre Highway, Capitan Bayong, Impasug-ong, Bukidnon on April 3, 2016 early morning.
We ask the New People’s Army for the immediate release of our fellow police officers as they are also, like ordinary people have their own family to look into.
Just like all citizen, these policemen deserve the guaranteed right to life and liberty. These police officers are but citizens who are working for the improvement of the standard of living of the people in Region 10.
On the other hand, all personnel are reminded to observe personal security measures to prevent becoming victims of similar atrocities. Even as efforts are being exerted to ensure the safe release of these kidnapped policemen, our primary concern is the safety of the community.
We assure the kin of these policemen that the PNP will exhaust all possible means to bring them back.
Nevertheless, the PNP asks the public to provide the police with relevant and timely information regarding presence of Communist Terrorist in their area thru (twitter accounts: @PNPhotline and @pnp.pio; and facebook page: Philippine National Police) or thru contact numbers Dial 117, Text 2920, and Isumbong Mo Kay Tsip 09178475757.