‘Ninja cops’ complaint incorporates Albayalde, 13 others

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Former PNP chief Gen. Oscar Albayalde is included in the complaint filed against 13 Pampanga “ninja cops,” who allegedly resell illegal drugs, documents revealed on Monday.

The PNP-Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) filed a revised referral complaint on the Department of Justice, which resulted to open its reinvestigation to the cops who allegedly made some P648 million worth of shabu.

Albayalde, who served as Pampanga police chief, was charged for graft, qualified bribery, falsification of public documents, dereliction of duty, and violation of the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act, along with 13 of his former subordinates.

The resigned PNP chief, said his inclusion in the complaint would serve him due process.

“At least, I will be accorded due process now,” he said.

Furthermore, included in the revise complaint, the CIDG revealed a new witness has surfaced the case.

In addition, a retired official, Rudy Lacadin, insisted that Albayalde asked him to report about the case of the “ninja cops” and allegedly claimed that some of the drug money went to him but “only a little”.

On the other hand, DOJ (Department of Justice) panel gave respondents until November 5 to file a counter-affidavit.