The Daily Manila Shimbun


Police officer arrested in entrapment operation

April 23, 2017

A Philippine National Police task force on Sunday arrested a police officer in an entrapment operation for robbery and extortion. The Counter Intelligence Task Force personnel arrested SPO1 Gomercindo Digma around 1:20 in the morning at JP Rizal, Marikina City after he received the marked money from the complainant. According to Senior Superintendent Graciano Mijares, Digma is a member of San Mateo Police Station. Digma demanded from the complainant P5,000 to return a sex video he obtained from the complainant's live-in partner who he previously arrested for reckless imprudence. Criminal and administrative charges are being prepared by the task force for Digma. (Ella Dionisio/ DMS)