MANILA, Philippines — Lawyer and Philippine Coast Guard personnel Gretch Mary Acuario narrated the events that transpired in their maritime operation that led to the reported dispersal of Chinese vessels in Sabina Shoal part of the West Philippine Sea.
In an exclusive interview with Radyo Inquirer, Acuario said the crew of BRP Cabra approached the foreign vessel to ask for certain information, but instead of responding, the seven foreign vessels dispersed.
The Polytechnic University of the Philippines-College of Law graduate said she is honored to be part of the actions to protect the country’s exclusive economic zone.
Sabina Shoal, which is the nearest to El Nido, Palawan, is part of the BRP Cabra’s area of patrol, according to Acuario.
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