NBI issues recommendation on PNP-PDEA shootout in February

After a six-month investigation, the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) has issued a recommendation on who should be charged in the February with Philippine National Police (PNP) and Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) personnel.

Four people were killed in the incident on February 24, which happened in the parking area of ​​a fast-food chain on Commonwealth Avenue in Quezon City.

Both sides explained that they were both conducting anti-drug operations when the shooting happened.

On Monday, the NBI recommended to the Department of Justice (DOJ) to file a complaint against 12 PNP-Quezon City personnel and four PDEA personnel.

Cases include homicide, attempted homicide, direct assault, falsification of official documents, robbery, and conniving with or consenting to evasion.

The NBI is most charged for homicide in the death of Police Corporal Eric Elvin Garado.

  • PDEA agent Khee Maricar Rodas
  • PDEA agent Jelou Satiniaman
  • PDEA agent Jeffrey Baguidudol

Homicide for death Police Corporal Lauro de Guzman

  • PDEA agent Romeo Asuncion

Homicide in the death of PDEA agent Rankin Gano

  • Police Corporal Alvin Borja

Homicide in the death of informant Untong Matalnas

  • unidentified assailant
Attempted homicide of Police Lieutenant Ronnie Ereño
  • PDEA agent Satiniaman

Attempted homicide on wounds sustained by PDEA agent Baguidudol and PDEA agent Martin Matthew Soriano)

  • Police Lieutenant Ereño
  • Police Corporal Borja
  • Police Corporal Marlon Masiclat
  • Police Corporal Ronilo Prepose
  • Police Corporal Jason Corañez
  • Police Corporal Aries Curit
  • Police Corporal Marco Tapanan
  • Police Corporal James Dasalla

NBI issues recommendation on PNP-PDEA in February

Direct assault with physical injuries, direct assault with less serious physical injuries, and direct assault

  • Police Major Sandie Caparroso
  • Police Corporal Paul Christian Ganzeda
  • Police Lieutenant Honey Besas
  • several unidentified officers were present during the incident

Falsification of official document

  • PDEA Agent Baguidudol

Robbery

  • Police Major Caparroso
  • Police Corporal Ganzeda
  • Police Lieutenant Besas
  • several unidentified officers were present during the incident

Conniving with or consenting to evasion

  • Police Major Caparroso
  • Police Corporal Christopher Alvarez
  • Police Lieutenant Besas
  • Police Lieutenant Ereño

According to the NBI, they leave it to the to review their recommendation on who should be charged.

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