Police Regional Office 10- PBGEN BENJAMIN ACORDA JR, Regional Director, ordered the ICPO Director to conduct an in-depth and scrupulous investigation on a shooting incident that resulted in a death of an investigator that transpired at Purok Violeta Orellana, Tubod, Iligan City on June 14, 2022.
The victim was identified as PSMS Ruel Vacal, Chief Investigator of PS4, Iligan CPO. Initial investigation revealed that the motive might be work-related and may be connected to one of the recent cases he had been handling.
Police Regional Office 10 mourns the passing of PSMS Vacal and condemns the killing of all police officers who have been true to their calling, all knuckles down, working extensively to solve crimes and bring justice.
RD ACORDA extended his condolences and said, “I am very saddened by the death of PSMS Vacal which is absolutely a great loss in our organization. We, PNP-PRO 10, will not toss this case aside. We will conduct a thorough investigation and we will make sure that justice will be served to the family of the late police officer. Again, nakikiramay po kami sa pamilya ni PSMS Vacal at talagang ikinalulungkot po namin ang kanyang pagkawala.”
Source: RPIO PRO 10