The Philippine National Police reshuffled 11 ranking officers including the regional director for Central Visayas, where Negros Oriental is located, to which the killing of Governor Roel Degamo occurred.
According to the order from PNP chief Gen. Rodolfo Azurin Jr., the reshuffle took effect last Friday, where Police Regional Office (PRO) 7 (Central Visayas) director Brig. Gen. Jerry Bearis was moved to the Aviation Security Group.
He would be exchanging posts with Brig. Gen. Anthony Aberin.
Also affected by the order were Maj. Gen. Oliver Enmodias who was relieved from the Area Police Command (APC) Northern Luzon (NL) and would now head the Directorate for Research and Development; Brig. Gen. Mafelino Bazar from PRO Cordillera to APC-NL; and Brig. Gen. Alden Bacarra Delvo from APC- Eastern Mindanao to PRO 11 (Davao).
Given new posts as well were Brig. Gen. Joel Doria who was designated as PRO-Mimaropa chief. He replaced Brig. Gen. Sidney Hernia who was assigned to the Anti-Cybercrime Group.
Brig. Gen. Limuel Obon was designated as PRO 5 (Bicol), replacing Brig. Gen. David Peredo Jr., who was reassigned to the PRO-Cordillera.
Meanwhile, Brig. Gen. Benjamin Silo Jr. was designated as the new head of the Civil Security Group while Brig. Gen. Andrew Diwayan Cayad was assigned to the Directorate for Operations.
Catherine R. Cueto