Cops to strictly en­force cur­few law

Sun.Star Davao - - NETWORK NEWS -

BAGUIO - The Baguio City Po­lice Of­fice will con­tinue to im­ple­ment City Or­di­nance 50 which pro­vides cur­few for mi­nors in the city.

BCPO di­rec­tor Ramil Sac­ulles said lo­cal po­lice have to abide by the ex­ist­ing city or­di­nance on cur­few for mi­nors to pre­vent them from the pos­si­ble in­volve­ment in crimes.

Se­nior Su­per­in­ten­dent Sac­ulles is talk­ing about the City Coun­cil or­di­nance ear­lier ap­proved on first read­ing, and a pro­posed or­di­nance amend­ing Or­di­nance No. 50, series of 2009, fur­ther amend­ing Or­di­nance No. 271, series of 1995, oth­er­wise known as the Baguio City Cur­few Or­di­nance.

“Based on the BCPO’s records from Jan­uary to Novem­ber of this year, the num­ber of mi­nors that have been res­cued num­ber to 283 cases which have been for­warded to the City So­cial Wel­fare and De­vel­op­ment Of­fice,” Sac­ulles said. The pre­vail­ing cur­few for mi­nors in the city is from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m., pur­suant to ex­ist­ing lo­cal or­di­nances.

For pur­poses of the pro­posed amenda­tory or­di­nance, a child or chil­dren is de­fined as a per­son or per­sons be­low 16 years of age. SS-Baguio

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