Tuesday, October 14, 2008

QC: Car theft capital no more

QC: Car theft capital no more

By Abigail Kwok
First Posted 09:43:00 10/14/2008

MANILA, Philippines - For almost eight years, Quezon City was tagged as the "car theft capital of the Philippines" for being the city with the most number of incidents of car theft.

But this year showed a drop in the numbers, giving city police officials something to brag about.

"We're no longer the carnapping capital [of the Philippines]," said Inspecter Angelo Nicolas, chief of the Quezon City Police Department Anti-Carnapping Unit (QCPD-ANCAR) in a phone interview.
Well and good.

There's just a bit of suspense in Inspector Nicolas' statement there.
I was hoping he would continue on with his statement, for clarification.
He should have said:

"We're no longer the carnapping capital, the distinction now goes to M...".

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