Philippines: Cop arrested for accepting bribes to free detainee

A police officer who reportedly accepted bribes to free a detainee was arrested at Meisic Police Station in Binondo, Manila.

Police identified the suspect as Police Staff Sergeant Warren Castillo, 44, assigned at Meisic Police Station and a resident of Tondo, Manila.

According to a belated police report, Police Corporal David Nagnot, the night shift duty jailer, received a text message from the suspect instructing him to prepare a certain detainee at around 4:32 a.m. on September 24.

In his text, Castillo said he was going to bring Dexter Barrera to Camp Bagong Diwa in Bicutan, Taguig and bring him back to Meisic Police Station in the afternoon.

The original full article can be found at mb.com.ph

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