Balikbayan accuses 11 cops of extortion
MANILA, Philippines – A balikbayan from Canada is accusing 11 policemen of extortion.
The complainant, Belinda Placido, claimed she was arrested by 10 members of Manila Police District (MPD) Station 4 and a personnel from Police Security and Protection Group in Zambales.
Placido said the policemen tagged her in the killing of a policeman's son, and then brought her to Camp Crame.
The complainant said she was eventually transferred to MPD Station 4's Anti-Crime Unit where she was detained for two days.
Placido said she was released after she paid the policemen's alleged demand of P1 million.
The complainant has sought the help of Manila Mayor Alfredo Lim. – report from dzMM