Motorists going to Bakas River, Bulacan are always in for a headache whenever they pass by the road in Brgy. Matictic. In that road resides illegal toll collectors hanging out by their makeshift checkpoint asking vehicles to pay every time they pass by. But has had enough and confronted these scammers.
A lot of people have complained about the annoying inconvenience this brings to their trip. These illegal collectors usually stop their cars by holding a thick rope and proceed to collect fares from the unfortunate motorists.
Norzagaray residents revealed that these scammers claimed that particular road wass privately owned, thus they have the right to charge people passing through it. Small cars usually have to shell out PHP 30 to get through.
This wasn’t appreciated by Capt. Palad and alongside other police officers, used brute force to tear down the tarpaulins and checkpoints. The video also showed how he pushed some of these collectors and cursed at them, warning everyone to stop this disgusting operation. He was seen asking the people inside the vehicles to refrain from giving money to the collectors.
Facebok user Hilario Caperlac is the man responsible for capturing the viral footage and sharing it with the country. Netizens were mostly supportive of Palad’s actions and commended him for putting an end to this scam. While there are also those who are quite critical of the captain’s strategy, saying that he wouldn’t have done anything if the illegal collection wasn’t televised.
Watch the video below:
HOLY THURSDAYMARCH 29,2018KAP ABBA PALAD OF MATICTIC THE REAL LEADER THE ACTION MAN WITH OŃE WORDON HIS YESTERDAY…
What do you think of Brgy. Captain Abba Palad’s brute actions towards the toll collectors? Do you think his extreme actions were done simply to please the angry netizens? Share your thoughts, reactions, and opinions in the comments section below!