Tommy O favors Oplan Tokhang on barangay narcopoliticians

CNU Intern 05/07/2018

Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña is in favor of the plans of the Philippine National Police (PNP) to administer Oplan Tokhang on barangay officials that are on their drug watchlist. Osmeña said it is only appropriate for…

Officials support Tokhang for alleged narcopoliticians

Jessa Mae O. Sotto, Morexette B. Erram, Rosalie Abatayo 05/04/2018

  Some officials in Cebu have nothing against plans of the PNP to subject to Oplan Tokhang the alleged narcopoliticians named last Monday. But Board Member Sun Shimura said all operations should be documented to avoid forms…

TOKHANG TARGETS, TOO?

Ador Vincent S. Mayol and Jhoanna Ballaran, Inquirer, Jessa Mae O. Sotto 05/03/2018

Like ordinary citizens, barangay officials who are on the drugs watchlist of authorities can also be subjected to Oplan Tokhang. Saying there are no “sacred cows,” Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Oscar Albayalde on Wednesday…

SC review on Tokhang

Editorial 04/04/2018

The Supreme Court’s order to the PNP to submit their report on the Oplan Tokhang operations in the country came amid a successful roundup of drug suspects by the Cebu police during the Holy Week observance. About…

Due process with Tokhang

Editorial 02/01/2018

Interestingly enough, the resumption of Oplan Tokhang by the Philippine National Police (PNP) in Cebu and other parts of the country last Monday was preceded by two anti-drug operations that merely illustrated just how severe the drug…

Carbon cops visit 19 houses in Ermita to kick off Tokhang

Benjie B. Talisic 01/29/2018

This time there were no hearses carrying coffins inside and no announcements in a PA system about warning suspected drug pushers or personalities about the risk of getting killed if they would continue with their illegal activities.…

Davide: Daytime tokhang means transparency

Morexette B. Erram, Nestle L. Semilla 01/29/2018

LOCAL officials in Cebu province and Cebu City welcomed the modified Oplan Tokhang as police stations nationwide started the operation on Monday. For Cebu Gov. Hilario Davide III, conducting Oplan Tokhang during broad daylight with body cameras…

A different Tokhang starts nationwide today

01/28/2018

OPLAN Tokhang officially resumes today nationwide. Police will be visiting houses of suspected drug personalities, to urge them to surrender. But, unlike previous Tokhang operations, police will not enter the houses they knock on, nor chase anybody…

Bishop to cops: Avoid bloodshed in implementing Oplan Tokhang

Ador Vincent Mayol 01/26/2018

As the third wave of Oplan Tokhang resumes on Monday, the president of the Catholic Bishop’s Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) called on all policemen in the country to follow standard operating procedures in dealing with drug…

OPLAN TOKHANG RESUMES

Benjie B. Talisic, Morexette B. Erram 01/26/2018

PNP BACK IN THE ANTI-DRUG WAR Police nab teacher, five students in a drug bust in Madridejos As the third wave of Oplan Tokhang is set to resume this Monday, a drug bust in Madridejos town on…

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