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‘Bato’ fires 160 cops for illegal drug use

PHILIPPINE National Police chief, Director General Ronald ‘Bato’ M. de la Rosa has fired a total of 160 policemen found positive for substance abuse since last year, the PNP Internal Affairs Service said yesterday. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The 160 were among the 239 PNP personnel who were confirmed…
  • Published in Nation

Jail congestion

IF many detention facilities of the Philippine National Police (PNP) are congested today, blame it partly on the success of the Duterte administration’s anti-illegal drugs campaign. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Since July 1 last year, operatives of the 160,000-strong PNP, which is civilian in nature but national in scope,…

Ex-Marawi mayor’s house yields P10-M shabu

SECURITY forces conducting house-to-house search yesterday found two kilos of suspected high-grade shabu worth P10 million inside the abandoned house of a former Marawi City mayor who is also one of 125 persons ordered arrested for allegedly supporting the ISIS-inspired Maute Group which has been battling soldiers and policemen for…

PDEA seizes P10M shabu worth in raid near Malacañang

AGENTS of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency yesterday morning raided a condominium unit near Malacañang Palace in San Miguel, Manila and seized around two kilograms of shabu worth P10 million. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The raid near the Palace came after a raid earlier conducted inside the Correctional Institute…
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Bombshell

GRANTED legislative immunity, broker Mark Ruben Taguba II yesterday detailed the giving of “tara” and even identified officials of the Bureau of Customs (BoC) who receive grease money for every container of goods entering the country. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); At yesterday’s House hearing on the P6.4-billion worth of…

NBI discovers P1-M shabu in Bacoor mall parking area

BACOOR City, Cavite -- Agents of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI)- NCR found a million pesos worth of methamphetamine hydrochloride or shabu abandoned inside a car in a mall on Aguinaldo Highway here Monday night. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Elements of NBI-NCR allegedly saw the shabu in a…

PDEA to activate seaport interdiction units

PHILIPPINE Drug Enforcement Agency chair Director General Isidro S. Lapeña yesterday said they will activate a Seaport Interdiction Unit (SIU) in all their regional offices nationwide to help detect the entry and exit of dangerous drugs specifically shabu, cocaine, heroin and the designer drug called ‘Ecstasy.’ (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle ||…
  • Published in Nation

Drug rehab centers

THE total war against shabu and other prohibited drugs can only gain some meaning if enough drug rehabilitation centers are set up nationwide. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); This is to bolster the national government’s anti-illegal drugs campaign, which has claimed the lives of many pushers, addicts and policemen. Aware…

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…
  • Published in Nation

PNP, PDEA create TF against drug smuggling in PH ports

UNABATED smuggling of huge volumes of shabu and other dangerous drugs into the country through Philippine seaports under the jurisdiction of the Bureau of Customs has prompted the creation a Seaport Interdiction Unit (SIU) to be headed by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency and the Philippine National Police. (adsbygoogle =…
  • Published in Nation
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