NPD, Comelec conduct simultaneous checkpoints in Camanava

The Northern Police District (NPD) and the Commision on Elections (Comelec) launched simultaneous checkpoints in the cities of Caloocan, Malabon, Navotas, and Valenzuela (Camanava) on Monday, Aug. 28.

The NPD, together with the Comelec election officers, manned the checkpoints as part of the preparations for the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections (BSKE).

Photo from Valenzuela City Police Station Facebook Page/MANILA BULLETIN

NPD Director Brig. Gen. Rizalito Gapas, together with election officers lawyer Enrique M. Santos and  Mr. Jayvee E. Villagracia visited the checkpoint in front of San Miguel Corporation, McArthur Highway, Marulas, Valenzuela City at around 7 a.m. on Monday.

Gapas reminded the motorists to obey the Comelec gun ban and traffic rules and regulations.

Photo from Malabon City Police Station Facebook Page/Manila Bulletin

Operatives of Caloocan, Malabon, and Navotas also conducted checkpoints in their respective areas.

Meanwhile, lawyer Ma. Ann D.V. Gonzales, an election officer, visited the checkpoint in Caloocan City located on Epifanio Delos Santos Avenue (EDSA) in front of Manila Central University (MCU), Barangay 84, Caloocan City.

Another election officer, lawyer Dinah A. Valencia-Jimenez, visited the checkpoint on EDSA corner B. Serrano St. Barangay 86, Caloocan City. 

Election officer lawyer Juan Carlos T. Vizcarra visited the checkpoint located in Alat Bridge, Caloocan City-Bulacan boundary, Quirino Highway, Barangay 185, Caloocan City.

Furthermore, police officers from Malabon City together with election officer lawyer Jethmal William Dayaldas inspected the checkpoint on C4 Road (boundary of Malabon and Navotas), Barangay Tañong, Malabon City.

Operatives of Navotas City Police Station, together with election officer lawyer Gregorio Bonifacio, manned the Comelec checkpoint on C4 Road in front of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), in Barangay NBBN, Navotas City.

According to the Comelec, the gun ban which took effect on Monday, Aug. 28, will be strictly enforced.

Police officers also reminded motorists to bring their Official Receipt and Certificate of Registration (OR and CR), and licenses for quick inspection, and to wear the appropriate protective gear.