Two wounded cops, PO2 Hervey L Mutia and PO1 Cleoford G Cañete, were awarded the “Medalya ng Sugatang Magiting” today, January 1, 2019 by PCSupt Timoteo G. Pacleb, Regional Director, PRO 10, for defending a manned police checkpoint at Crossing Sitio Colon, Halapitan, San Fernando, Bukidnon last December 26, 2018 after being attacked by a group of armed men on board motorcycles.

Despite getting hit, the wounded police personnel returned fire which resulted to the death of one suspect and the arrest of six (6) others.

photo by Camp Vicente Garcia Alagar

The two ‘Wounded-In-Action’ cops received their medals while recuperating at a hospital.

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