Anti-drug operation was legit, Cebu City police says

Benjie B. Talisic, Futch Anthony Inso 07/24/2018

Cebu City police insisted that last Friday’s operation in Barangay Tejero, Cebu City that resulted in the death of a retired judge’s son was legitimate. Supt. Artemio Ricabo, deputy city director for administration of the Cebu City…

Sinas: ‘Expect more anti-drug operations in Cebu’

Benjie B. Talisic, Fe Marie D. Dumaboc 07/24/2018

Brace for more intense anti-drug operations in Cebu. Chief Supt. Debold Sinas, director of Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7), made this statement after President Rodrigo Duterte in his State of the Nation Address (SONA) on…

Students, teachers in Cebu join anti-drug council

07/19/2018

Over 400 elementary students and teachers representing the Supreme Pupil Government (SPG) of various public schools in Cebu province joined an orientation for the creation of the Barkada Kontra Droga (BKD) council. The Barkada Kontra Droga is…

Youth anti-drug council elects leaders

07/12/2018

A youth council created to assist the Cebu Provincial Anti-Drug Abuse Organization (CPADAO) in its awareness campaign against illegal drugs in the youth sector had elected its officers. John Carlou Areglo of Daabantayan National High School was…

Controversial cop Dumpit killed during anti-drug operation in Bohol

Benjie B. Talisic, Inquirer Visayas 06/27/2018

Multi-awarded but controversial policeman SPO1 Adonis Dumpit was killed in a joint operation conducted by the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) and the Regional Intelligence Division (RID) in Bohol, Wednesday morning (June 27). According to reports from…

Only 10 Cebu City villages have active anti-drug councils

Doris Mae Mondragon 03/14/2018

ONLY 10 out of 80 barangays in Cebu City have functioning Barangay Anti-Drug Abuse Councils (BADACs) since most of them are unaware about the council’s role in the war on drugs. “That’s why we have this Anti-Drug…

‘Anti-drug ops to be done by the book’

Nestle L. Semilla 12/18/2017

THE Police Regional Office (PRO-7) said their anti-drug operations will be run by the book following their reinstatement to the government’s war on drugs. “We activated our Drug Enforcement Units (DEUs). And we already set guidelines and…

Senate realigns funds for anti-drug war to housing for troops, cops

Inquirer.net 11/29/2017

The P900 million originally intended for the 2018 budget of Project Double Barrel, the anti-drug campaign of the Philippine National Police (PNP), has been realigned by the Senate for housing of military troops and police officers, Sen.…

Naga, Bogo top LGUs in anti-drug drive

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/28/2017

About 50 local governments and police units were given recognition during the annual Sugbo Kontra Droga (Sukod) ceremony by the Cebu Provincial Anti-Drug Abuse Office (CPADAO) yesterday. In the city category, Naga City’s anti-drug abuse council (CADAC)…

Opposition backs review of anti-drug campaign

Inna Gian Mejia, Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Norman V. Mendoza 10/12/2017

SOME Barug Team Rama councilors supported yesterday the decision of Cebu City barangays to temporarily suspend the labeling of “drug-free” houses pending review. While they were mixed over the campaign initiated by Barangay Ermita, the opposition bloc…

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