ILOILO CITY – Three vacationers from Silang, Cavite have been apprehended by authorities for utilizing faux reverse transcription-polymerase chain response (RT-PCR) outcomes to enter Boracay on July 14.
These apprehended have been a pair, Benjamin P. Pastrana, 64, and his 56-year-old spouse Marichu; and Luisa L. Mingi, 55.
Lt. Col. Don Dicksie de Dios, chief of police of the Malay Municipal Police Station (MPS) in an interview on Thursday, stated upon receiving the knowledge from Aklan Provincial Vacationer Validating Workplace that RT-PCR outcomes have been faux, the three vacationers have been instantly extracted the from their resort, lower than three hours after checking-in.
They have been delivered to the provincial quarantine facility within the municipality of Kalibo for swabbing.
Expenses for violation of Republic Act 11332 or the Necessary Reporting of Notifiable Ailments and Well being Occasions of Public Well being Concern Act and Article 175 of the Revised Penal Code or falsification of public paperwork and certificates are additionally being ready in opposition to the three, De Dios stated.
“On the similar time the Sangguniang Bayan (SB) of Malay is declaring all vacationers with faux certificates as persona non grata,” he added.
The newest apprehensions delivered to 17 the whole variety of vacationers arrested for utilizing faux paperwork to enter the island since June 2021.
De Dios stated that hopefully, native vacationers who needed to go to Boracay for a trip will make it possible for the molecular laboratories the place they may bear the RT-PCR are accredited by the Division of Well being (DOH).
“They need to not try and faux their paperwork as a result of certainly they are going to be detected by the provincial validation staff,” he stated.
In case the validation by the province is delayed however in a while, their paperwork have been discovered to be unfaithful, then the police extraction staff will pull the vacationers out from their resort.
The vacationers will even shoulder the swabbing prices. (PNA)