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895 drug personalities slain in PNP anti-drug war

  • Written by Zaida delos Reyes-Palanca
  • Published in Metro
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A TOTAL of 895 drug personalities have been killed in the continuous anti-illegal drug operations nationwide of the Philippine National Police (PNP) under project Double Barrel.

This was confirmed by PNP Spokesman Sr. Supt. Dionardo Carlos.
 
Carlos said the figure was recorded from July 1, 2016 or the first day in the office of President Rodrigo Duterte until August 30,2016.
   
The number of killed through summary executions  were not included in the record released by the PNP.
 
A total of 12,920 drug pushers have been arrested in the PNP series of operations  while 626,368 drug personalities have surrendered, including 585,304 drug users and 41,064 drug pushers.
    
Carlos said as of press time, the PNP  has served 812 warrants of arrest and visited 555,018 houses under operation Tokhang of the Oplan Double Barrel.