Cavite Police nab 112 more GCQ violators

By Anthony Giron

CAMP GEN. PANTALEON GARCIA, IMUS CITY, Cavite---At least 112 individuals were apprehended on Monday (June 8) by police in Cavite’s eight districts for violating the general community quarantine (GCQ) health and safety protocols, the Police Provincial Office (PPO) here reported on Tuesday (June 9).

Fewer apprehensions in Cavite province were observed as the days went by in the first week of the GCQ implementation.

PPO reports showed that police have apprehended in the province a total of 112 GCQ violators on Monday, 151 on Sunday (June 7), and 211 on Saturday (June 6).

The GCQ apprehensions covered 24 hours or the period from 8 a.m. to 8 a.m. each day. Those held at the police stations for documentation were violators of the protocols on the mandatory wearing of face masks, social or safe distancing, curfew, and the liquor ban.

The wearing of face masks, social distancing and the 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. curfew are among the top protocols that have to be observed by citizens under the GCQ.

The PPO cited the Carmona police under Major Diana D. C. del Rosario as one of the top performing police units during the GCQ, considering their response and the number of apprehensions in their turf.

On Sunday and Monday, the Carmona police apprehended at least 41 violators, including minor teens and some residents from nearby towns of Laguna province

Gov. Juanito Victor C. Remulla Jr and other local officials have been reminding the residents of the province’s seven cities and 16 municipalities to follow the GCQ protocols for everyone’s protection and safety in the fight against COVID-19.

The latest Provincial Health Office case tracker report showed that Cavite has 389 confirmed cases, with 30 deaths, 150 recoveries,155 probable cases, and 6,503 suspect cases.