By J. Jala | 12:55 PM December 15, 2020
Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Police General Debold Sinas has given a warning to the public that those who will attend parties this Christmas season will be arrested.
“Yes, bawal… Bawal ang party…” Sinas said when asked by reporters on Monday if he would immediately order the arrest of partygoers.
“We issued the directive based on the IATF that no parties should be there but di naman pinagbabawalan ‘yung dinner. Ang dinner is party din eh but you have to observe ‘yung required naman,” he added.
Sinas also gave a directive to police officers not to arrest individuals if their violation is merely improper wearing of face masks and shields.
“Nagbigay po ko ng instructions na ‘di na po arestuhin, kausapin na lang… kung walang mask, bigyan ng mask, kung walang shield, bigyan ng shield para po maimpose natin,” Sinas said.