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P5.8M marijuana seized in Benguet checkpoint

AN estimated P5.8 million worth of fully-dried marijuana leaves and stalks were intercepted by combined agents of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency and the Cordillera Police Regional Office who were manning a checkpoint in Benguet, PDEA Director General Isidro S. Lapeña announced yesterday. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The official…

Bgy kagawad, another held for drugs

TWO persons, including a barangay councilman, were arrested by joint elements of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) and the Philippine National Police (PNP) in an operation in Malapatan, Sarangani. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The operation resulted in the confiscation of methamphetamine hydrochloride or shabu, a firearm and ammunition.…

New Customs, PDEA chiefs trusted DU30 men

KNOWN as among President Duterte’s most trusted men, two Philippine Military Academy graduates will be plucked out from their posts to lead the government’s war on drugs and smuggling. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency Director General Isidro S. Lapeña, a member of PMA Class 1973, will…

Batanes, 41 Mindanao bgys now ‘drug-cleared’

BATANES island and 41 other barangays in Mindanao have been declared as ‘drug-cleared’ by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency after passing a series of validation conducted in accordance with parameters set by the government, Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency Director General Isidro S. Lapeña announced yesterday. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});…

BADACs should help clear 49.65% of drug-affected barangays -- PDEA, PNP

THE Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency and the Philippine National Police have demanded anew the full support of Barangay Drug Abuse Councils (BADACs) in helping them clear 49.65 percent of the country’s 42,036 barangays which are still considered ‘drug-affected’ a year after President Rodrigo Duterte ordered a nationwide crackdown against illegal…
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Why war on drugs should stay

ESTIMATED to be a P120 billion yearly industry, illegal drugs being consumed by more than 4 million users pose a real and present danger to the Filipino family, community and the country -- reasons why it has become the top priority of the Duterte administration, top Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency…
  • Published in Nation

5 drug suspects killed in Cotabato firefight

FIGHTING erupted between security forces and a gang of heavily-armed drug dealers in North Cotabato last Wednesday resulting in the killing of five of the suspects and the arrest of three others, Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency Director General Isidro S. Lapeña said yesterday. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The official…

Drug-cleared villages

PRESIDENT Duterte has vowed not to let the next generation of Filipinos be victimized by the dreaded “drug monster,” which continues to deliver knockout punches against the people. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); As a matter of fact, Duterte said it is his duty as President of the Philippines, the…

PNP-PDEA vows stepped-up war on drugs

AS the Duterte administration marks its 1st anniversary, officials of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency and the Philippine National Police have vowed to continue the ‘war on drugs’ while noting a massive reduction in crimes specifically illegal drug trafficking and abuse as a result of its intensified crackdown against narcotics…
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Many foreigners face life terms for drug trafficking

DOZENS of Chinese, Taiwanese, African and other foreigners remain jailed in the country and are facing life incarceration after being arrested for drug trafficking or manufacturing by agents of the Philippine National Police and the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency over the years, the Journal Group learned yesterday. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle…
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