Two police operatives of Compostela Police Station, CPPO were awarded on Wednesday afternoon, November 25 at the Regional Health Service 7 in Cebu City for their actions and bravery in the line of duty.
PBGEN ALBERT IGNATIUS FERRO, Regional Director, PRO7 conferred the Medalya ng Sugatang Magiting (PNP Wounded Medal) to police officers, PEMS Jodiel Orcullo and PMSg Eric Saavedra after being wounded in a joint buy-bust operation of Provincial Intelligence Unit/ Provincial Drug Enforcement Unit and Municipal Drug Enforcement Unit of Compostela Police Station that resulted in an armed confrontation and death of suspect, George Paradiang @ Jojo, a high-value individual and the arrest of his cohort, Dinah May Rivera Tagalog in Sitio Guiwanon, Purok Kamonggay, Brgy. Poblacion, Compostela, Cebu at around 3:40 PM on November 24, 2020.
The two police officers received financial aid from PRO7 and are currently confined and undergoing medical treatment at the Regional Health Service 7 in Cebu City.