PNP-Maritime Group personnel deploying to West Philippine Sea

The Philippine National Police-Maritime Group (PNP-MG) personnel will be deploying personnel to the Municipality of Kalayaan in West Philippine Sea.

According to National Task Force for the West Philippine Sea (NTF-WPS), the PNP-MG personnel are set to depart on May 15, 2021.

The NTF-WPS also noted that PNP-MG assets are complementing Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) and Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) vessels undertaking continuous law enforcement function and maritime exercises in West Philippine Sea.

NTF-WPS said PCG and BFAR vessels “are being complemented by the Philippine National Police-Maritime Group (PNP-MG) through the assignment of four (4) high speed tactical watercraft, three (3) police gun boats and police fast boats to patrol the municipal waters and portions of our EEZ in the WPS, under the Regional Maritime Units 1, 3, 4B and personnel of 2nd Special Operations Unit based in Palawan.”