PDEA

PDEA

A Palace Communications official dismissed a declaration from VERA Files on Tuesday that more than 20,000 individuals were murdered in the government’s drug war. PCOO Chief Brand Integrator and Assistant Secretary Ramon Cualoping III stated that the 20,000 death toll is very bloated. They recognize that individuals have been murdered during drug activities, but they disagree that more than 20,000 have been murdered. Vera Files called PCOO Assistant Secretary Marie

PDEA

Fourteen villages in the town of Lubao of Pampanga now declared drug-cleared on Monday as a result of the intensified campaign against illegal drugs. Col. Jerry Corpuz, the town’s chief of police, declared that Barangays San Pablo 1, San Matias, Sto. Cristo, San Juan, Sta. Lucia, San Nicolas 2, Sta. Barbara, San Agustin, Del Carmen, Dela Paz, Sta. Maria, Santiago, San Isidro, and Sto. Niño were declared drug-cleared after successfully

Arrest

MANILA – Dug operatives from the National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) and the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) detained three suspects and seized a kilo of suspected shabu or crystal meth in Mandaluyong City. NCRPO chief Maj. Gen. Guillermo Eleazar stated that Raihana Pontino, Aliola Sultan, and Jassir Pangaga, were arrested in a buy-bust operation along Shaw Boulevard at around 11:25 p.m. Monday. Eleazar added the three served as

Philippine National Police

To verify his allegations against opposition leaders who reportedly plotted to oust President Duterte, the individual claiming to be “Bikoy” in the “Ang Totoong Narcolist” videos left the Philippine National Police (PNP) headquarters at Camp Crame on Saturday afternoon not giving any sworn statement nor piece of evidence that police investigators to use. Advincula who claims to be the narrator behind the videos connecting Duterte’s family and allies to the

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Concerned Artists of the Philippines (CAP), recently gave a firm response when the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) planned a ban on Shanti Dope’s “Amatz,” which authorities perceived was a song that promotes marijuana use. CAP is a group founded by game-changing filmmaker and National Artist Lino Brocka, who are characteristically proud in defending the artists’ freedom of expression. “Hands off our music!” the group stated broadcasted on Facebook last

PDEA

PDEA seized last Thursday around a billion pesos worth of illegal drugs placed in aluminum pallets in a warehouse in Malabon City, Metro Manila. Director General Aaron Aquino of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) stated that the illegal substance came from Cambodia and must have been part of a shipment from the Golden Triangle drug syndicate. Totaling 146 kilos of methamphetamine hydrochloride (crystal meth/shabu) were packed in 114 bags

Arrest

Authorities made arrests early Friday for four drug suspects who yielded illegal drugs and firearms worth P1.1 million during a sting operation in Taguig City. Individuals under arrest at Barangay Napindan at about 12:30 a.m. were Joseph Marcelo, 41; Ronal Bustos, 32; Anthony Cruz, 41; and Robert Saligan, 40 were all were members of a local criminal organization. Taguig chief of police, Police Col. Alexander Santos stated the operation was

PDEA

According to the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) on Tuesday said that the conviction rate of drug cases that were resolved in the country has significantly increased in 2018. PDEA showed that there were 41,583 drug-related cases filed in courts in 2018 and 16,024 of which have been resolved. “Out of this resolved cases,13,111 resulted in conviction which is 81.82 percent,” said PDEA in a statement. The agency conveyed that

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Four bus drivers and four conductors were found positive for drug use during the surprise mandatory drug testing Monday morning, April 15, at the Davao City Overland Transport Terminal (DCOTT), revealed by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Davao (PDEA 11). A total of 190 bus drivers, 114 conductors, three dispatchers and one inspector at DCOTT, Ecoland, Davao City underwent the surprise test. PDEA 11 Regional Director Antonio Rivera stated

Duterte

President Duterte, whose promise to eradicate illegal drugs in three to six months helped him capture the presidency in 2016, said the drug problem was “swallowing” the country, He said at a campaign rally in Malabon City on Tuesday evening. “You can read it every day, even in the crawler of the TV networks. There are billions worth of drugs. Before, it was only thousands. Drugs, I cannot control, son