PNP follows ceasefire lifting order

PNP follows ceasefire lifting order

MANILA — With the order of President Rodrigo Duterte immediate lifting of the unilateral ceasefire against communist rebel, PNP Chief Director General Ronald Dela Rosa on Saturday said the PNP will follow.

“The PNP will follow the instructions of Commander-in-Chief,” Dela Rosa said in a text message sent to PNA.

Duterte ordered the immediate lifting of the unilateral ceasefire that he declared last July 25 against the communist rebels.

“Correspondingly, I am ordering the Armed Forces of the Philippines and the Phil National Police to also withdraw the operational guidelines they issued in pursuance to that ceasefire declaration,” the Chief Executive said.

” I am ordering all security forces to be on high alert and continue to discharge their normal functions and mandate to neutralize all threats to national security, protect the citizenry, enforce the laws and maintain peace in the land,” Duterte added. Christopher Lloyd Caliwan/ PNA/ northboundasia.com