The Police Regional Office - Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (PRO-ARMM) said 2,400 policemen will serve as election tellers in five provinces in the region today.
The Philippine National Police said 1,607 policemen will serve as members of the special board of election tellers (BETs) in ARMM as replacement for the teachers who declined to serve as BETs due to security reasons.
Of these, 741 came from the National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) and PRO 4-A. They will serve as BETs in Maguindanao.
The PNP said 567 police personnel who came from PRO 10, 11 and 12 will serve in Lanao del Sur while 300 cops from PRO 9 in Zamboanga City will serve in Sulu.
- Umagang Kay Ganda, 28 October 2013