Arrested as "tambay"? Here are 9 things to do

Here are nine (9) things you should keep in mind in case police officers arrest you as a "loiterer."

[1] Remain calm.
[2] Politely ask the name and unit of arresting officers and the reason for the arrest.
[3] Do not get into an argument with them. Do not explain.
[4] If arrested, remain silent and ask that you be allowed to phone your family members and/or a lawyer.
[5] Do not affix your signature on anything.
[6] Do not attempt to run away.
[7] Be alert for any attempt on the part of arresting officers to plant incriminating evidence in your body.
[8] Look for a possible withness who can help you.
[9] If possible, take photos and videos of the arrest.