Gov’t to purchase brand new equipment for PNP
President Benigno Simeon Aquino III has pledged o t the Philippine National Police (PNP) that the government will buy new, not used, equipment for the PNP.
Aquino made the promise in the 110th service anniversary of the Philippine National Police on Monday.
"Lilinawin ko lang po pag sinabi nating bibili tayo ng bago hindi ito pinagsawaan ng kung sino mang Herodes," Aquino said.
The President seems to beimplying to the former adminitration’s multi-million purchase of helicopters which were passed off as brand new however were later said to be supposedly owned by former First Gentleman Jose Miguel Arroyo.
Meanwhile, Mr. Arroyo has since denied the allegation.