SENATE Minority Leader Franklin Drilon, a former justice secretary, expressed alarm and disappointment over the admission of Dir. Gen. Aaron Aquino of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA), that recycling of illegal drugs is still rampant despite the administration’s bloody war against illegal drugs that killed thousands of suspected drug users and pushers.
A STRING of anti-criminality operations in Bulacan on Sunday resulted in the killing of an armed drug trafficking suspect during a shootout with undercover officers in Norzagaray town and the arrest of eight others, Bulacan Police Provincial Office director, Colonel Chito G. Bersaluna reported yesterday.
SAN JOSE CITY -- Three drunk men creating trouble by poking knife at motorists passing through a road here were hauled to jail after they assaulted two barangay officials and two police officers who tried to pacify them after responding to the area on Sunday.
A PHILIPPINE National Police Anti-Kidnapping Group (PNP-AKG)-led operation against a group of kidnappers victimizing wealthy Bureau of Internal Revenue officials early morning yesterday left two armed suspects, one of them an AWOL policeman, dead following a gunfight in Cavite, a report to PNP chief, General Oscar D. Albayalde said.