DAVAO CITY, Philippines — Ozamiz City Vice Mayor Nova Princess Parojinog insisted “everything is fabricated” in the Sunday dawn raid which killed her father and 14 others.
Insisting her innocence and link to the illegal drugs trade in her city, Vice Mayor Pajorinog said “Everything is fabricated, nilusob ang bahay namin, hindi amin ang drugs planted nila lahat pati mga baril (Everything is fabricated, they attacked our house, the drugs was not ours, they planted it, even the firearms).”
The joint operatives of the Ozamiz City Police and the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group went to the houses of the Parojinog’s at about 2:30 Sunday Morning, July 30, 2017.
Northern Mindanao Police Chief Supt. Timoteo Pacleb said the joint police and CIDG operatives went to the houses of the Parojinog’s to serve six search warrants but the residents opened fire which prompted the law enforcers to fight back that led to the bloody encounter and resulted to several fatalities including the Vice mayor’s father Ozamiz City Mayor Reyaldo “aldong” Parojinog and his wife Susan.
The Vice Mayor is now under the custody of Ozamiz City Police “she might be charged for illegal possession of firearms and illegal drugs,” Pacleb added.
Lawyer Jeffrey James Ocang, Ozamiz City Legal Officer in media interview said the Parojinog’s expect to be liquidated.
The house of Vice Mayor was raided which resulted to her arrest as authorities found numerous unlicensed firearms and illegal drugs.
Mayor Parojinog’s brother Board Member Octavio Parojinog Jr.; a certain Lydia and JR of Lumad TV were also killed during the raids.
Four members of the Barangay Active Peacekeeping Team (BPAT) were also killed namely Miguel del Victoria, Nestor Cabalan, Daniel D. Vasquez, and one other unidentified BPAT.
Vice Mayor parojinog was the former girlfriend of detained druglord Herbert Colangco.-EZC/Newsline.ph