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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,…

‘Missing’ smuggling witness testifies at hearing

THE House of Representatives witness in the smuggling of 605 kilos of shabu yesterday surfaced at the hearing to testify on how the illegal drugs passed through the Bureau of Customs (BoC). (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); In his testimony, Laribert Hilario, former head of the BoC’s risk management office…

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…

Bgy exec cries police harassment

Chairman Teodore Montes of Bgy. Queensrow East, Bacoor City, has cried police harassment after he was detained at the Bacoor Police Office in Talaba for almost two weeks now for alleged possession of shabu and M-203 bullet. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Montes, who is on his last term as…
  • Published in Metro

2 Cavite prov’l jail inmates yield 12 sachets of shabu

TRECE Martires City, Cavite -- Jail guards found suspected shabu from two inmates during routine ocular inspection of the inmates’ dormitory at the provincial jail in Bgy. Lapidario, Wednesday morning, a report received by Supt. Egbert Tibayan, officer-in-charge (OIC) of the city police office here, said. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle ||…

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…

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

Bulacan cops probe bgy chief over arrest of 2 constituents in drug bust

UNDERCOVER officers of the Bulacan Police Provincial Office late Wednesday night arrested two suspected drug dealers in Doña Remedios Trinidad municipality who even had the gall to use a barangay ambulance to deliver shabu to the poseur, local police director Senior Supt. Romeo M. Caramat Jr. said yesterday. (adsbygoogle =…

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

Drilon bats for Customs revamp

Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon said that the recent fiasco at the Bureau of Customs involving P6.4 billion worth of shabu has stirred a controversy over corruption within the BoC which calls for a major revamp of the bureau. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Drilon called for heads to roll…
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