SC af­firms ex-po­lice chief Purisima’s sus­pen­sion

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THE SUPREME Court (SC) has up­held the six months pre­ven­tive sus­pen­sion of for­mer Philip­pine Na­tional Po­lice (PNP) di­rec­tor Alan L. Purisima is­sued by the Of­fice of the Om­buds­man in 2014 in con­nec­tion with the al­leged anoma­lous con­tract of the PNP with a courier ser­vice in 2011. In a statement released by the SC Pub­lic In­for­ma­tion Of­fice (PIO), the SC’s First Di­vi­sion de­nied Mr. Purisima’s pe­ti­tion for Re­view on Cer­tio­rari and up­held the Court of Ap­peal’s rul­ing that af­firmed the pre­ven­tive sus­pen­sion is­sued by Om­buds­man Con­chita Car­pio-Morales. — >> See full story on

Kris­tine Joy V. Patag

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