MANILA, Philippines—Army chief Lt. Gen. Gilbert Gapay on Tuesday (June 30) called for the sacking of Sulu provincial police commanders for the killing of four Army intelligence officers by policemen in the province’s capital, Jolo.
At a press briefing after arrival honors for three of the four Army personnel at Villamor Air Base, Gapay said heads must roll over the killing of the four intelligence operatives.
“We are invoking command responsibility here from the municipal police station commander to the provincial commander of the PNP in Sulu as a bare minimum,” Gapay told reporters.
“Commanders should always be on top of the situation. They are responsible for what their …