Video Footage of Barangay Officials Asking for Driver’s License Instead of Quarantine Goes Viral
The video footage of some barangay officials asking for driver’s license instead of quarantine pass elicits comments online.
The local government units are currently implementing stricter rules and regulations as a part of the lockdown protocols to prevent the further spread of the coronavirus disease. Frontliners are tasked to check and monitor the residents.
The authorities and frontliners usually ask for the quarantine pass of the residents whenever they go outside to buy basic necessities. Failure to show home quarantine pass is considered as a violation of the guidelines.
The Facebook page “RidertechPH” has shared the video footage of several barangay officials asking for a driver’s license instead of quarantine pass. The video garnered various reactions from the online community.
In the video, it can be seen that the barangay personnel apprehended a male and female motorist at the border of the village. The officials restrict the residents to pass the area due to lockdown.
The motorists explained but insisted to pass along the border to buy rice. The village officials asked for their driver’s license instead of asking for their quarantine passes. The guy was able to present his license but the lady has no driver’s license.
The video has a caption of:
“Bakit license? Hindi ba q pass?
Kung ecq issued, arrogant hulihin na, na windang lang ako talaga sa license.
Nakaka irita ung boses at sinasabi ng babae”
The social media users expressed their reactions to the incident:
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