Ombudsman affirms preventive suspension of six Euro generals
The Office of the Ombudsman re-affirmed the six months preventive suspension of the six officers of the Philippine National Police (PNP) for their alleged anomalous offshore travel to Russia on October 7 – 11, 2008.
In a 13-page Order, Ombudsman Ma. Merceditas N. Gutierrez upheld its earlier Order placing Special Disbursing Officer Samuel Rodriguez; Finance Service Director Orlando Pestano; Budget Division Director Tomas Rentoy III; Police Superintendent Elmel Pelobello; Directorate for Human Resources and Doctrine Development Director German Doria; and Directorate for Operations Director Silverio Alarcio, Jr. under six-months preventive suspension without pay.
The said PNP Officers were earlier charged with Grave Misconduct, Dishonesty, and Conduct Prejudicial to the Best Interest of the Service.