A policeman from Agusan Del Norte was arrested for robbery and extortion during entrapment police operations on Monday.

Philippine National Police-Integrity Monitoring and Enforcement Group (PNP-IMEG) Director BGen. Thomas Frias Jr. said SSg. Ronelo Tering-Tering, assigned to the Provincial Highway Patrol Team in Agusan del Norte, was arrested in an entrapment operation in Cabadbaran City.

Initial investigation showed Tering-Tering demanded P10,000 from the complainant in exchange for the release of an impounded mini-dump truck. Tering-Tering was arrested shortly after he received marked money from the complainant.

Frias called on the public to report any PNP personnel involved in irregularities to PNP IMEG hotline numbers. Smart - 09989702286, Globe - 09957952569.

He said any information may also be forwarded to their Facebook page: Integrity Monitoring and Enforcement Group and Twitter account: @imeg2017.

He assured the public the identities of the informants will be kept in utmost secrecy.