Acop: Purisima, Napenas refusing to turn over phones for forensics
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Acop: Purisima, Napenas refusing to turn over phones for forensics

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Resigned Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Alan Purisima, sacked Special Action Force (SAF) Director Getulio Napeñas and other uniformed officials involved in the Mamasapano police operation have consistently turned down requests to turn their phones over to the authorities for investigation.

Aside from Purisima and Napeñas, Antipolo Rep. Romeo Acop, a former police general said he had received information that Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Chief of Staff Gen. Gregorio Catapang, Jr., Army’s 6th Infantry Division Commander Maj. Gen. Edmundo Pangilinan, and Western Mindanao Command (Wesmincom) commander Lt. Gen. Rustico Guerrero, have refused to hand over their mobile phones for forensics.

He said a forensics investigation is necessary to determine if the officials are telling the truth regarding their involvement in the Mamasapano clash, which ended in the death of 44 SAF commandos.

“This is necessary so we can find out if the messages in their cellular phones support their statements and establish the timeline of their actions,” he said.

Without the text messages of the police and military officials as evidence, Acop said the investigation report of the PNP’s Board of Inquiry would be incomplete and half-baked.

“The submission of cellular phones is very important because there were exchanges of text messages between the President and Purisima. According to the Chief Executive, lies were fed to him. We also want to know the text messages regarding the reinforcement,” he said.

A transcript of text messages exchanged between President Benigno Aquino III and Purisima showed the President was misinformed by the then-suspended PNP chief regarding the arrival of reinforcements for the SAF troopers fighting armed groups in Mamasapano last Jan. 25.

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