The PNP will field dedicated teams of investigators that will gather evidence to establish a strong case against local executives for alleged graft and corruption in the distribution of government cash aid for the poor.

Upon instructions of DILG Secretary Eduardo M Año, PNP Chief, Police General Archie Francisco F Gamboa directed the CIDG to conduct case build-up operations against these erring local executives in coordination with DSWD and DILG.

The Directorate for Investigation and Detective Management under the supervision of the Administrative Support Task Force will closely monitor the progress of investigation of these cases to ensure successful prosecution of the guilty party.

President Rodrigo R Duterte, in his recent public address, specifically mentioned a Barangay Chairman in Bulacan who allegedly shortchanged some SAP beneficiaries in his contituency.

CIDG probers will closely examine disbursement records, receipts, and other paper trail evidence, as well as sworn statements of fund recipients to uncover alleged irregularities. (PNP-PIO)


Source: Philippine National Police

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