By Jerry Alcayde
CALAPAN CITY, Oriental Mindoro – The Police Regional Office (PRO) of Mimaropa (Oriental Mindoro, Occidental Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan) disclosed Tuesday, May 5, that no major crimes have been recorded in the region since the Luzon-wide enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) was implemented on March 16.
According to PRO-Mimaropa Director Brig. Gen. Nicerio Obaob, all provinces in Mimaropa has been crime-free, and that simple disobedience and violations of the ECQ were recorded during that period.
Obaob also noted all police personnel in stations and detachments in the Mimaropa have remained COVID-19 free.
“I would like to thank every police personnel under my watch for doing their job properly and in assisting the local government units and other concerned government agencies in maintaining order during the distribution of financial and relief assistance to different barangays,” Obaob said.
The Police Provincial Office of Oriental Mindoro also disclosed that no one among its personnel has been infected with the coronavirus, although it is awaiting the result of a test conducted on a police official.
Dela Cruz said the test on the police official was done on April 30, and that they were still waiting for the result from the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM).