MIAA investigates video on airport police smashing taxi window

By , on December 14, 2014

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MANILA — The Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) is investigating a video which showed an airport police smashing the window of a driver’s taxi after a heated argument between both parties.

On its official Facebook page, MIAA said that the incident happened last Dec 12 (Friday) at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 3 (NAIA-T3) departure area.

MIAA said that the taxi driver, named Boots Ymata was inquested for the following offenses: LTO- Disregarding Traffic Signs, Obstruction; RPC – Direct Assault & Resisting Arrest.

The arresting officer was meanwhile identified as as APO2 Alejandro Pineda Jr. of Terminal 3 Police Division.

MIAA said that it is currently determining liability of arresting officer in this incident, if any.