Gamboa to lead send-off rites for MassKara troops

first_imgLast Sunday, a total of 600 policemenfrom PRO-6 arrived in Bacolod and were already deployed to various areasespecially in the city’s festival sties at the Bacolod Government Center,Public Plaza, and Lacson Street, as well as in Manokan Country area to maintainpeace and order. Colonel Henry Biñas, chief of theBacolod City Police Office (BCPO), said Gamboa will deliver his message to theaugmentation personnel on Monday at the Bacolod City Government Centergrounds.  Biñas, however, noted that anotherbatch of augmentation personnel from the Police Regional Office 6 (PRO-6) isexpected to arrive next week to beef up the existing city police force for thefestival. Philippine National Police (PNP) officer-in-charge Lieutenant General Archie Francisco Gamboa. PNP BACOLOD City – Newly designatedPhilippine National Police (PNP) officer-in-charge Lieutenant General ArchieFrancisco Gamboa will lead the send-off rites for augmentation forces who willsecure the 40th MassKara Festival. At least 47 motorcycles, 23 patrolcars, and 59 hand-held radios, while additional patrol cars will be arriving onOct. 19, it added. The send-off rites will start afterthe Mass around 7:15 a.m. at the Bacolod City Government Center lobby.  The BCPO earlier said they will deploya total of 3,220 personnel comprised of 58 police commissioned officers, 3,162police non-commissioned enforcers and 400 force multipliers. Gamboa is also expected to visit theNegros Occidental Police Provincial Office. He assumed his post after PNP chiefGeneral Oscar Albayalde resigned from his post last Oct. 14. (With a report from Bacolod City PIO/PN)last_img