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PNP to verify report on Kiram assassination plot

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Sultan of Sulu Jamalul Kiram III. AP FILE PHOTO

MANILA, Philippines—The Philippine National Police said Wednesday that it will verify claims of an assassination plot against Sultan Jamalul Kiram III, but added that security details can be provided if found needed, a PNP official said.

Chief Superintendent Generoso Cerbo Jr. said PNP has tasked a particular unit to verify the veracity of the report claiming that a foreign hit squad arrived in the country to assassinate Kiram and his adviser Pastor “Boy” Saycon.

Sultanate spokesman Abraham Idjirani claimed that the alleged hit squad has stayed at the Maxim’s Hotel in Pasay City.

“It’s the job of the PNP to secure every individual in need of protection. . .and Kiram wouldn’t be an exemption,” the PNP spokesman said, but added that Kiram can make a request for security detail if he feels he needs it immediately.

He said police units in Taguig City can also enhance police visibility in the area. But so far, Kiram hasn’t made any request for added security.

Cerbo also said that he has not received reports from PNP’s intelligence unit about a group of assassins that entered the country, but said information gathering is continuing.


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Tags: Features , Global Nation , Philippine National Police , PNP , Sabah standoff , Sultan Jamalul Kiram III

  • joshmale2004

    Kiram can organize a 200 man invasion team but can not organize his own security? Looks like someone not Kiram organized the invasion army. Hehehe.

    • tadokapurpledaisy

      yes he can organize his guards. i bet he will make his followers especially the children to be human shields. kawawang sob. ngayon hihingi ng tulong sa kapulisan. pweh.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/Q6UHKC43FYFDBCZ2T44ZKDPYA4 Cabal

      He ran out of followers because most of them are dying in sabah as we speak.

  • corei3sleek

    Afraid of his own shadow or sin?

    • misuari playboy

      yes ha ha ha

  • go88

    I wish it was true and not just a fairy tale … Malaysia please get us rid of this useless familly!

  • misuari playboy

    i love this joker ha ha ha

  • tadokapurpledaisy

    well if they say that they really are brave, they should fight. but it is just plain stupid on their part to manufacture stories.

  • tadokapurpledaisy

    what a waste of time and effort. the pnp should arrest these rumor mongering individuals. the story is so cheap. nevertheless, people with idiotic minds will believe jacel and her cohorts.

  • Popskief

    OMG…too early for April Fools Day naman…he, he, he…

    Gusto lang nila ibahin ang estorya siyempre…feeling important kahit hindi…ha,ha,ha.

    Mahirap talaga pag konsensiya kalaban mo ano.

  • Mamang Pulis

    SK III–mag aaply ng comelec gun ban exemption sa mga SRA nya sa Taguig.

    Kaya ayan na–may excuse letter na.

    –sabi sa inyo bapa—may ‘dadalaw’ sa inyo.

  • disqusted0fu

    It is the job of the President and his administration to protect the welfare of ALL Filipinos. But they pretty much abandoned the Filipino sultanates in Sabah and fed them to the lion’s mouth. I wouldn’t be surprised if the Kiram’s get murdered in the PH and Pnoy will somehow find a way to again blame it on GMA.



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