Over 100 'rogue' cops deployed to Basilan rescue operations


Posted at Mar 10 2017 05:21 PM

Police help in rescue operations in flood-hit Lamitan City in Basilan

MANILA- At least 109 supposedly rogue cops from Metro Manila were tasked to help in the rescue operations in the flood-hit city of Lamitan in Basilan on Thursday night.

According to the City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council, more than 10 barangays or 1,490 families have been affected by nonstop rains and are staying in 8 evacuation centers. 

Barangays affected are: 

1. Matibay
2. Malinis
3. Limook
4. Sengal
5. Balobo
6. Kulay Bato
7. Maganda
8. Colonia
9. Maligaya
10. Malakas
11. Matatag

President Rodrigo Duterte previously ordered the transfer of alleged rogue cops to Basilan.