BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN
A joint entrapment operation implemented by the police and City Health Office on January 17 led to the arrest of three suspects at Locsin Street, Brgy. 24, Bacolod City, allegedly for selling fake vaccination cards.
The joint operation led to the arrest of Loresa Funelas and Marivic Joros, both widows, and Ivan Joros, according to PLt. Liberty Indiape, deputy spokesperson of the Bacolod City Police Office.
Indiape disclosed that the entrapment operation by the Police Station 1 operatives led by PMaj. Ramel Sarona, Regional Intelligence Unit 6, Emergency Operation Center and City Health Office, represented by Drs. Chris Sorongon and Edwin Miraflor, yielded 14 fake vaccination cards and seven vaccination certificates, P100 in marked money, P1,400 in cash, Asus laptop, and a printer.
The three arrested suspects are now facing charges for violation of RA 11332, or falsification of public documents.
Dr. Edwin Miraflor Jr., officer-in-charge of the Bacolod City Health Office, said that the entrapment operation form part of the nationwide campaign against those manufacturing COVID-19 related documents.*