The National Police Commission (NAPOLCOM) ordered the withdrawal of the deputation as NAPOLCOM Representative and the suspension of police control Mayor Carlwyn Baldo on Monday, January 7, 201 over the alleged killing of lawmaker AKO Bicol Partylist Representative Rodel Batocabe.
After investigation and consultation with the Governor of the province of Albay, Dir. Josephmar B. Gil, Regional Director of NAPOLCOM Region 5 recommended for the withdrawal of deputation of Mayor Baldo as NAPOLCOM representative. The same was affirmed by the NAPOLCOM en banc who issued Resolution No. 2019-014, dated January 7, 2019, which approved the said withdrawal of deputation.
Mayor Baldo was identified as the principal behind the assassination of Congressman Batocabe, which also resulted in the death of his protective security, SPO2 Orlando Diaz, and the wounding of seven (7) bystanders on December 22, 2018 after the gift-giving activity for senior citizens at Barangay Burgos, Daraga, Albay.
The resolution was served to his Office on January 8, 2018 by NAPOLCOM Region 5 personnel.