AS of today, March 7, 2019, LBC branches in Cagayan de Oro City are now deployed with security personnel. This, after City Councilor George Goking gave an ultimatum to stop LBC operations in the city if the management continued to defy city council recommendation.
MDN Online is yet to get the official communication from the courier company to this sudden deployment of security personnel.
It can be recalled that almost all branches of the courier company in Cagayan de Oro were robbed in broad daylight as a result of it having no security personnel detailed. It has become an easy target to hold up syndicates believed to be remnants of the Ozamis group robbery syndicate.
"This is already alarming because they are tainting the good image of the city. I will bring this matter to the City Mayor and recommend for closure of their operations, the irate city councilor has earlier told the media.
Although some suspects were already arrested in Cagayan de Oro and Metro Manila but it did not stop them from continuing their operations and have LBC Company as always their easy prey for their robbery operations.
Most of the LBC stores in the city were robbed thrice or twice by the same motorcycle-riding suspects which already alarmed city officials, as despite claimor to deploy security guards in their establishments, the LBC management in the previous years has continued to defy orders. -