Law authorities in Central Visayas are presently putting uplifted safety efforts following the gunbattle including police and suspected socialist renegades in Victoria town in Samar on Thursday, March 28.
Police Brigadier General Debold Sinas, executive of Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO – 7), said they got directions from higher-ups to enlarge safety efforts in the locale.
"We need to fortify our security, particularly in Negros Oriental. We met with (law implementers) in Dumaguete City to examine security arrangements," said Sinas.
He likewise said the Armed Forces of the Philippines Central Command (AFP – Centcom) exhorted their police partners to build police perceivability by leading watches in Central Visayas.
"As a matter of fact, we additionally gotten guidelines from our Centcom officer (Lieutenant General Noel Clement) to magpatrolya sa gawas. Dili ta maghuwat naay insidente, naay musulod (nga rebelde). Para mapreempt ang mga rebelde," Sinas said.
The whole Central Visayas district is put under red-alert since Wednesday, March 27 in accordance with the establishing commemoration of the New People's Army and the beginning of the neighborhood battle period tomorrow, Friday (March 29).