The probe team is now validating them, according to Police Lieutenant Colonel Gilbert Gorero, public information officer of the PRO-6. * violation of Republic Act 3019 (Anti-Graft and Corrupt Practices Act) * violation of Article 171, Paragraph 4 of the Revised Penal Code (RPC), “Falsification of Public Officer, Employee or Notary or Ecclesiastic Minister” ILOILO City – As of 5 p.m. of May 13 the Police Regional Office 6’s (PRO-6) hotline (09998654625) had received a total of 87 text messages alleging irregularities in the distribution of the cash assistance from the government’s Social Amelioration Program (SAP) in Western Visayas. These messages were forwarded to the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) Region 6 for further validation and subsequent conduct of investigation if evidence warrants. “In this time of pandemic, corruption has no place in Western Visayas,” said Police Brigadier General Rene Pamuspusan, PRO-6 director. He appealed to the public to report to the nearest police stations or to its hotlines any anomalies and irregularities in the distribution of the SAP./PN Recently, policemen initiated appropriate charges against four individuals in Negros Occidental over SAP. The charges were for: * violation of Article 172, Paragraph 1 of the RPC “Falsification by Private Individual and Use of Falsified Documents” The PRO-6 also brought four other complaints from Capiz to the Joint Task Force CV-Shields.