Manila, Feb. 14 -- A week after being promoted to a higher position, Brig. Gen. Nolasco Bathan, was included anew in the latest round of reorganization of ranking police officials.

In an order dated February 12 released on Friday, PNP chief, Gen. Archie Gamboa, approved the designation of Bathan as deputy regional director for administration of the National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO), making him the NCRPO's second-highest official.

Bathan, former Southern Police District director, was earlier named as NCRPO's deputy director for operations (DRDO) last Feb. 6.

Bathan replaced Brig. Gen. Herminio Tadeo, who was reassigned as the new director of the Health Service of the Philippine National Police (PNP).

Replacing Bathan as the n...