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Police eye ‘inside job’ angle in Gingoog drug store heist

By Edwin Iyo

Gingoog City — Police investigators are eyeing the possibility that the burglary of Rose Pharmacy’s main branch two Sundays ago here was an “inside job.”

Gingoog Chief of Police Supt. Roel Lami-ing said based on their initial investigation they found that there was negligence on the part of the pharmacy’s management.

“Their cash vault was placed in an area which is not safe” he said.

Lami-ing believes there was a possiblity of conspiracy.

Nagtaka lang po tayo bakit alam ng suspect na maraming pera diyan,” he opined.

Rose pharmacy was burglarized on April 9 by an undetermined number of suspect. The burglars were able to cart away more than a half million pesos.

Police found that the second floor of the pharmacy was occupied by two or more persons a day before the burglary.

According to the police, occupants allegedly give P50 thousand to the building owner as advance payment for their stay.

It appeared that the suspects knew the area which the second floor, Lami-ing said.


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