24 members of the Philippine National Police who took part in the police operation that killed Albuera, Leyte Mayor Rolando Espinosa and Nestor Yap were relieved from their respective posts effective November 10, 2016.
The order covers 18 members of the CIDG-8 and 6 operatives from the Regional Maritime Unit -8 and they are the following:
Supt. Marvin Wynn Marcos
Supt. Santi Noel Gaspang Matira
Chief Insp. Leo Diao Laraga
Sr. Insp. Eric Palattao Constantino
Sr. Insp. Deogracias Pedong Diaz III
Sr. Insp. Fritz Bioco Blanco
SPO4 Melvin Mendiola Cayobit
SPO4 Juanito Ampado Duarte
SPO2 Alphinor Milla Serrano Jr.
SPO1 Benjamin Layague Dacallos
PO3 Norman Tiu Abellanosa
PO3 Johnny Abuda Ibañez
PO2 Neil Patrimonio Centino
PO1 Lloyd Ortinez Ortigueza
PO1 Bhernard Rodriguez Orpilla
PO1 Kristal Jane Briones Gisma
PO1 Jerlan Sadia Cabiyaan
PO1 Divine Grace Baclas Songalia.
Regional Maritime Unit 8:
Chief Insp. Calixto Cabardo Canillas Jr.
Insp. Lucresito Adana Candilosas
SPO2 Antonio Romangca Docil
SPO1 Mark Christian Castillo Cadilo
PO2 John Ruel Baldevia Doculan
PO2 Jaime Pacuan Bacsal.
The said police officers were re-assigned to the Personnel Holding and Accounting Unit in the PNP headquarters in Camp Crame, Quezon City while an investigation is being conducted by the PNP.
PNP Chief Ronald Bato assured the public that appropriate criminal and administrative charges will be filed if it will be found out the police officers violated the law when they conducted the raid at the Baybay Sub-Provincial Jail.