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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…

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…

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 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

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

P11-M marijuana destroyed in Kalinga

CAMP Dangwa, La Trinidad, Benguet -- Combined elements of the Police Regional Office-Cordillera (PRO-Cor), Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA)-Cordillera and the Philippine Army conducted massive marijuana operations dubbed “Oplan Katribu” in Bgy. Buscalan, Tinglayan, Kalinga, in nine marijuana plantation sites at Mt. Chumanchil, Sitio Bato, Loccong, Tinglayan. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle…

Santiago DDB chief

MALACAÑANG yesterday confirmed the appointment of former Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) chief Dionisio Santiago as chairman of the Dangerous Drugs Board (DDB). (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Santiago, who previously headed the PDEA, was the one who informed Duterte that there were 3 million drug addicts in the…

MCJ to inspect jail cells for smuggled drugs, arms

THE Marikina City Jail (MCJ) will conduct regular and unannounced “Oplan Greyhound” to stop contraband and smuggling of illegal items into jail facilities. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); According to Chief Insp. Jojie Jonathan Pangan, Marikina City jail warden,the inspection in all cells will prevent the entry of illegal drugs,…
  • Published in Metro

2 drug personalities todas sa buy bust

Camp Macabulos,Tarlac -- Dalawang drug personalities ang napatay ng pulisya makaraang magsagawa ng buy-bust operation sa dalawang magkahiwalay na lugar, ayon sa belated report ng Camp Macabulos sa Tarlac. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Sa report na nakara-ting kay Tarlac provincial director Senior Supt. Richie Posadas, kinilala ang suspek na…

PDEA needs new anti-narcotics agents

THE Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency yesterday announced it is recruiting new agents that will beef up the agency’s war on drugs. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); PDEA Director General Isidro S. Lapeña said they are seeking committed and highly-qualified professionals who have a deep desire to be front liners in…
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