WATCH: Jinggoy Estrada played Elmer Jamias in 2000 action film
Senior Superintendent Elmer Jamias, who was awarded as an Outstanding Manilan in 1999 under the criminal justice category, was portrayed by then presidential son and now Senator Jinggoy Estrada in the film “Col. Elmer Jamias: Barako ng Maynila.”
The biopic was directed by Toto Natividad and starred by Angelu De Leon, Dodie Acuna, John Regala, Roldan Aquino, among other actors.
Almost 16 years ago, Binay, who was then chair of the Metro Manila Development Authority, commended Jamias for his award.
“If there were more of your kind in the police service, I’m sure that our country would be such a peaceful place to live and work in. How I wish that we can clone outstanding people like you,” Binay’s letter to Jamias read.
On Monday, the vice president confronted Jamias for allegedly preventing his son’s supporters to enter the Makati City Hall compound.
Binay allegedly berated and threatened Jamias, the deputy director for administration of the Southern Police District and the ground commander of the troops deployed at the Makati City Hall.
Aside from confronting Jamias, the older Binay allegedly punched and collared several policemen.
Jamias, a graduate of the Philippine National Academy class of 1986, said he would be filing physical injury, direct assault on a person of authority, oral defamation, and grave threat charges against Binay. AJH
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