Zamboanga City Mayor Beng Climaco said 10 individuals who presented fake negative RT-PCR test results when they entered the city will face charges.
Personnel from the 74th Infantry Battalion in collaboration with the police and City Health Office staff manning the Licomo Border Control Point intercepted the 10 individuals Sunday afternoon, April 18, the mayor said.
She said the individuals were from Parang, Maguindanao and were supposedly bound for Talisayan to attend the burial of a relative. They were issued citation tickets by Police Station 1 authorities and were denied entry to the city.
The local Task Force Covid is set to file appropriate charges againts the individuals for violation of existing laws, Climaco said.