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PMGEN SINAS Acknowledges the Role Of San Juan City Mayor and other Key Players in the Success of Greenhills Hostage Taking

The National Capital Region Police Office gives recognition to the persons involved in the success of the Greenhills, San Juan, Hostage Taking during the Monday Flag Raising and Awarding Ceremony on March 9, 2020 at Camp Bagong Diwa, Bicutan, Taguig City.

PMGEN DEBOLD M SINAS, Regional Director NCRPO awarded the key players of San Juan City Local Government Unit, JTF-NCR Armed Forces of the Philippines, Special Weapons and Tactics, Security Guards and utility workers for their active paricipation and extra ordinary courage that resulted to the safe release of the hostages and the arrest and filing of cases against Alchie Paray.

During the speech of the Guest of Honor and Speaker, Mayor Francisco Javier M Zamora he narrated the detailed occurences on the San Juan Hostage Taking. He also conveyed his gratitude that the Chief of NCRPO considered him as negotiator and he guaranteed to the Regional Director  the safety of suspect Paray as San Juan City Mayor. “Hinayaan natin syang kumalma, we psychologically disarmed him”, Mayor Zamora.

He also stressed that what should be noted about the hostage incident was that no one was killed and all hostages were rescued.

As he concluded his speech, he expressed his gramercy for the  recognition that the NCRPO has given him. “Ang pulis ay katuwang at kasama sa pagpapanatili katahimikan hindi lamang sa lungsod ng San Juan kundi sa buong Pilipinas.”

PMGEN SINAS emphasizes that every role is important in the favorable outcome of the hostage incident. ” We are very happy that we have today, as our guests, those who helped us during the hostage crisis. We have awarded some today but others will still be given due recognition for the assistance they have given”.###