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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…
  • Published in Nation

Juvenile offenders

VARIOUS quarters concede that there’s now that urgent need for the national government to curb rising crime in this country, which is still teeming with shabu and other prohibited drugs. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Admittedly, the alarming situation is complicated by the “oversupply” of children, boys and girls, in…

New drug busters

IN the Philippines, which is still teeming with habit-forming substances, there’s that urgent need to develop a new generation of highly-dedicated government-employed “drug busters.” (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Of course, this is better said than done considering the low pay of public servants which, according to many, is the…

PDEA head in China for seminar on law enforcement

THE head of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) is in China to attend a training course on law enforcement. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The training course is being held from October 14 to 28 in Fuzhou City, Fujian province in the People’s Republic of China. PDEA Director General…
  • Published in Nation

PDEA’s supporting cast in war on drugs complete

DRUG lords, manufacturers and their distributors beware. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); With the Philippine National Police and the National Bureau of Investigation back on the job, the main supporting cast of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency which is the lead agency in the enforcement of Republic Act 9165 or…
  • Published in Nation

PDEA backs bill on medical marijuana

THE Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) poses no objection to the proposed bill allowing the compassionate use of marijuana for medical purposes, provided that applicable safeguards under the law are followed. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); PDEA Director General Aaron N. Aquino said this after the House of Representatives’ Committee…
  • Published in Nation

PNP back in active drug war role

THE Philippine National Police (PNP) will be active again in the administration’s controversial drug war. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque clarified that President Rodrigo Duterte’s order directs the PNP “to resume providing active support to the PDEA in the conduct of anti-illegal drugs operations.” This means…

Bangladeshi held in drug bust

OPERATIVES of the Special Enforcement Service (SES) of Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) arrested a Bangladeshi in a buy-bust operation inside a motel yesterday in Pasay City. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); A PDEA report identified the suspect as Mohammad Anizuh Rahman, who was nabbed at 10:30 p.m. in one…
  • Published in Metro

PDEA seizes P15-M shabu in Correctional, condo near Malacañang

TWO separate anti-narcotics operations were launched by agents of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency yesterday morning: one inside the Correctional Institute for Women in Mandaluyong City and the other in a condominium unit very near the Malacañang Palace which led to the seizure of about P5 million worth of shabu,…
  • Published in Metro

4 drug dealers nabbed in Mindanao

FOUR suspected drug dealers in Mindanao are now behind bars after being arrested by agents of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency with the help of the local police in separate operations in Davao City and Agusan del Sur, PDEA chair Director General Aaron N. Aquino said yesterday. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle…
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