Pasay Mayor suspends traffic enforcer over extortion attempt
Pasay City Mayor Antonino “Tony” G. Calixto has ordered the preventive suspension of a Pasay City traffic enforcer after an alleged extortion attempt on a motorist over a traffic violation along the Epifanio Delos Santos (EDSA) Extension.
The Mayor also ordered the City Legal Office and the Public Safety and Traffic Management Office to conduct an investigation into the said incident and report the findings to his office within five (5) working days.
"Bibigyan po natin ang Traffic Enforcer ng pagkakataong magpaliwanag. Ngunit kung lalabas sa imbestigasyon na siya’y lumabag sa batas, ‘e papatawan natin siya ng karampatang parusa," he said.
Calixto assured the public that there will be no white wash in their investigation and that they will not tolerate errant traffic enforcers or policemen in the service.
NEWS RELEASE By: Pasay City- Public Information Office
April 2, 2012