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Koronadal PNP on alert as city celebrates 14th year charter day

Local News • 19:29 PM Wed Oct 1, 2014
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By: 
Roel Osano, DXOM-FM Koronadal

KORONADAL
CITY – Police here have placed its forces on heightened alert as the city
commenced its week-long 14th Charter anniversary and 4th Negosyo Festival.

Police
Superintendent Nestor Salcedo, Koronadal City police director, a well-organized
security plan had been in place since Monday.

We had a
final meeting with those involved in the celebration, and I think we are really
ready for our Charter Anniversary staring today until October 8,” Salcedo told
DXOM FM Koronadal Wednesday.

Policemen
from Provincial Public Safety Company (PPSC), Regional Public Safety Battalion
(RSPB) 12 and military were sent to help secure the city.Police force
multipliers were tapped to augment the police force.

Our focus
are the venues of different activities, but we are not discounting of any
untoward incidents in areas outside the city proper and we ask the assistance
of the barangay officials,” he said.

To avoid inconvenience
and scrutiny from authorities, Salcedo urged spectators avoid bringing back
packs, bladed weapon and guns.

This is to
ensure the safety of the people who will join in our celebration,” Salcedo
said.

The
festivity kicks off a mass, motorcade around the city proper and the inauguration
of Jesse Robredo Avenue.

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