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CA affirms dismissal of PDEA agent

THE Court of Appeals affirmed the dismissal of a controversial Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) agent who was sacked from the service after being found guilty of grave misconduct, dishonesty and conduct prejudicial to the best interest of the service. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); PDEA chief Undersecretary Arturo G.…
  • Published in Nation

PDEA hails CA ruling on Malaysian drug trafficker

THE Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency yesterday lauded a decision by the Court of Appeals affirming the life term imposed by a Pasay City court on a Malaysian national arrested at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport in 2010 while transporting 14 kilograms of shabu worth P70 million. PDEA chair Undersecretary Arturo…
  • Published in Nation

Cacdac to bgy execs: Help stop drug trafficking, abuse

PHILIPPINE Drug Enforcement Agency chair Undersecretary Arturo G. Cacdac Jr. yesterday underscored anew the important role being played by barangay officials in the national government’s crackdown against illegal drug trafficking and abuse. Cacdac spoke amid a PDEA study which showed that nearly 9,000 or 20.51 percent of the country’s total…

2 drug pushers jailed in Puerto Princesa

TWO suspected drug personalities in Puerto Princesa City were arrested by combined agents of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency and the Philippine National Police in a buy-bust operation yesterday, PDEA chair Undersecretary Arturo G. Cacdac Jr. said. Paul Alexis Balutan, 24, of Purok Bayanihan, Bgy. San Manuel, Puerto Princesa City,…

Veloso recruiter now in Crame

SHE can’t be jailed unless the court issues a warrant for her arrest but fearing for her life, Maria Kristina Sergio alias ‘Mary Christine Guiles Pasadilla,’ the woman who allegedly recruited Mary Jane Veloso to become a drug mule has been offered protective custody by the Philippine National Police. (adsbygoogle…

P2-M ‘Ectasy’ tablets in box parcel seized

A BOX declared as containing comic books from the Netherlands turned out to be concealing 1,358 tablets of the designer drug called ‘Ecstasy’ worth more than P2 million when subjected to an examination at the Central Exchange Center of the Philippine Postal Corporation in Pasay City by authorities last Monday,…
  • Published in Metro

PDEA cited for exceeding performance targets anew

THE Department of Budget and Management yesterday cited the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency for exceeding its overall targets and commitments for three consecutive years starting in 2012, earning its employees more cash incentives from the government. PDEA chair, Undersecretary Arturo G. Cacdac Jr. said they accomplished their overall targets and…
  • Published in Nation

P5M shabu seized in Manila sting

MEMBERS of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency arrested a suspected drug trafficker in Metro Manila during a buy-bust operation in Manila which led in the confiscation of a kilo of shabu worth P5 million, PDEA chair Undersecretary Arturo G. Cacdac Jr. announced yesterday. Cacdac identified the suspect as Geoffrey Savalle…
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Drug-using public servants

WELL-meaning Filipinos, including the ordinary citizens, wish to believe that the government is now winning the battle against illegal drug manufacturing, trafficking and abuse. But the problem is there’s a notable increase in the number of public servants who are reportedly into drug trafficking and abuse in this poverty-stricken but…

Cop, mom arrested in anti-drug operations

FOURTEEN suspected drug personalities, including an active policeman and his mother and a 28-year-old man believed to be the source of some P5 million worth of shabu seized by Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency operatives in Iligan City in April 2014, were arrested in a series of anti-narcotics operations this week,…
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