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PMA holds testimonial parade for outgoing PNP chief Azurin

The Philippine Military Academy (PMA) held a testimonial parade for outgoing Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Police General Rodolfo Azurin Jr. on Saturday.
Azurin, who is set to retire on April 24, was given a testimonial parade held at the PMA in Baguio City as a tribute and recognition for his almost four decades of service in the PNP. He is a member of the PMA “Makatao” Class of 1989.
The PNP chief earlier advised his successor “not to be afraid of who gets caught and who gets hurt.”
Azurin also said President Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. should be careful when choosing the next leader of the PNP. 
Meanwhile, the PNP chief appealed to the six suspects in the missing sabungeros case to surrender to the authorities.

“Maganda yun kung magsurrender sila or maiturn-in agad sila or mahuli agad sila. Sana nga magcooperate din sila. Matagal na ito. I hope with the designation of a new chief PNP unti-unti magclear itong mga pending cases na naiwan, at iiwanan ko,” Azurin said in a “24 Oras Weekend” report on Saturday. 

(It's good if they surrender, turn in, or are captured immediately. I hope they will cooperate. It's been a long time. I hope the designation of a new chief PNP will gradually resolve these pending cases that I will be leaving.)

In February, the PNP-Criminal Investigation and Detection Group released the wanted poster of six suspects in the disappearance of cockfight enthusiasts, or "sabungeros," at the Manila Arena last year.
The suspects have been identified as Julie Patidongan or Dondon; Mark Carlo Zabala; Roberto Matillano Jr.; Johnry Consolacio; Virgilio Bayog; and Gleer Codilla or Gler Cudilla.

A P1 million reward for each suspect's arrest is being offered by the police.
Warrants of arrest have been issued against the six suspects for kidnapping and serious illegal detention. —Richa Noriega/VBL, GMA Integrated News