Writer :JET CLAVERIA
Camp Vicente Lim, laguna - Laguna provincial police conducted an emergency response drill along the South Luzon expressway shortly before midnight on Thursday in preparation for the All Souls’ Day.
The drill simulated an armed robbery incident in a gasoline station in Muntinlupa city, wherein the eight-man robbery group commandeered two getaway vehicles and headed southbound.
Laguna Municipal police stations, highway patrol group, regional mobile group and the security force of the Philippine National Construction Corporation sealed off exit points of SLEX resulting in the apprehension of the forged suspects.
Sr Supt Manolito Labador , Laguna Police director said “This activity forms part of the police’s anti-criminality campaign and in preparation for the up coming Undas,” The drill ended at 11:40 pm.
Meanwhile, CALABARZON ( Cavite , Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, Quezon) police director Chief Supt. Perfecto Palad said an additional 250 police officers (50 from each province) will be deployed to cemeteries and national roads, amid the big volume of people expected to come over the long weekend.
“This is going to be huge, given the big cemetery in Cavite and that they have to pass through Maharlika highway on their way to Bicol,” Palad said.