Bingbong Crisologo was arrested by QCPD Sunday night. He is running for mayor in Quezon City .
Allegedly, he was caught when an anti-vote buying operation that was held in Barangay Bahay Toro, Quezon City.
In his Facebook page – QC Mayor Bingbong Crisologo, a video was posted where the 71-year old founder of Loved Flock Catholic Charismatic will be seen in handcuffs.
According to his statement, it was a training for watchers. He said that paraphernalia for the election was being distributed. But suddenly the police barged in, which started a commotion.
He also pointed out that there was no search warrant and that the members of the police were not wearing uniform and were in slippers only.
“Pagdating namin, sinabihan namin ‘yung pulis, bakit sila nag-trespass. Dumating ‘yung commander nila, si Colonel Alberto, talagang inaresto kami lahat. Pati ako, inaresto.. hindi na kami binasahan ng Miranda rights basta pinosasan na lang kmi” he said.
Furthermore, Bingbong Crisologo claims that the police is now being used against him by his political rivals.
Before being mayoral candidate, Crisologo is already an incumbent
congressman of the first district of Quezon City. Prior to his career in the congress, he was a Quezon city councilor from 1998-2004.
His opponent in the current election for Quezon City mayor is Joy Belmonte.