Mayor Aldong Parojinog and 14 others died during PRO 10 Police Operations by virtue of six (6) search warrants against the Parojinog in Ozamis City, Misamis Occidental

On July 30, 2017 at about 2:30 a.m. at the different barangays of Ozamis City, Misamis Occidental, Joint effort of composite team of Regional CIDG 10, Misamis Occidental Provincial Police Office and Ozamis City Police Station led by PCINSP JOVIE ESPENIDO, all under PRO 10 conducted police operations by virtue of six (6) Search Warrants, all in Ozamis City areas against Mayor Reynaldo Parojinog Sr, Vice Mayor Nova Princess Parojinog, Reynaldo Parojinog Jr and Board Member Ricardo Parojinog operation based on information and intelligence monitoring; That during the implementation of Search Warrant the operating police personnel encountered volley of fire from the security of the Parojinog which prompted the police personnel to retaliate fire; Initial investigation revealed that there were fifteen (15) who died on the Parojinog side during the encounter.

Among the personalities died in said police operations were Mayor Reynaldo “Aldong” Parojinog Sr and his wife Susan Parojinog and Board Member Octavio Parojinog; and under custody of  Ozamis City Police Station and Regional CIDG 10 was Vice Mayor Nova Princess Parojinog. Several firearms, ammunition, explosives and illegal drugs and paraphernalia were confiscated during the raid. As of this report investigation and processing of the evidences recovered and identification of the remaining dead bodies.

PCSUPT TIMOTEO GASCON PACLEB, Regional Director of PRO 10, commended the operating personnel for the successful police operation. He also expressed his appreciation for the support of the community by way of giving information to the police authorities.