Climaco to BOC: Deputize police in Customs
Zamboanga City Mayor Ma. Isabelle Climaco-Salazar asked the Bureau of Customs (BOC) to deputize members of the Zamboang City Police Office (ZCPO) to help solve the problem of smuggling in the city.
Climaco made the request after the personnel of ZCPO confiscated smuggled rice from Indonesia.
Last week, policemen confiscated 300 sacks of smuggled rice, however, the BOC refused to accept the confiscated rice because the policemen were not deputized to conduct the seizure.
This prompted Climaco to inform Customs Commissioner Isidro Lapeṅa about the incident.
Climaco said that she wanted to deputize policemen in the BOC since the latter was not doing its mandate.
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