Saturday, November 10, 2012

Modus operandi targets Bangsamoro police wannabes

From the Philippine Star (Nov 10): Modus operandi targets Bangsamoro police wannabes

Unscrupulous individuals have been monitored to be cashing in on the signed Bangsamoro Framework agreement between the government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) by recruiting, for a fee, would-be members of the proposed Bangsamoro police force. These activities have already reached the attention of the leadership of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), which in turn issued an advisory on Saturday warning young Moros not be duped by these fake police recruiters posing as MILF officials. The warning came as the MILF is currently actively campaigning on the grassroots level on the importance of the recently signed framework agreement to the Bangsamoro’s desire to live in peace and harmony in Mindanao. “How could the MILF recruit policemen when the issue of policing is yet to be discussed by the parties this month in Kuala Lumpur?” said Jun Mantawil, head of the MILF peace panel secretariat, in a statement published by the MILF's official website Luwaran.  The modus operandi of the syndicate, is to entice young Moros to apply for membership on the proposed Bangsamoro Police and later charge them P500 each applicant after they have accomplished the application form. Applicants were also promised by members of the syndicate of a sure slot in the Bangsamoro Police, if they pay P2,000. “Most cases of this false recruitment were reported in Zamboanga and Sulu. Similar incidents were also reported in Tawi-Tawi,” Mantawil said....

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