564 drug personalities arrested since March PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 07 April 2017 14:00

A total of 564 drug personalities have been arrested in the entire region since the resumption of “Double Barrel Reloaded” operations this March.

Based on records of the Police Regional Office-9, a total of 9,886 houses have also been visited by police under “Oplan Tokhang.”

The report said that a total of 334 individuals personally appeared and surrendered to the different police stations in Zamboanga Peninsula for processing.

Out of this number, 319 are drug users while 15 are drug pushers.

Of 227 persons arrested, 26 are drug users while 201 are drug pushers.

At least three people also died during police operations convering the period from March 6 to April 3 this year.

The report further stated that 432 sachets of suspected shabu and eight firearms were confiscated during the conduct of Anti- Illegal Drugs operations.

PRO-9 Regional Director Chief Supt Billy Beltran is urging the public to support and help the poice in waging war against illegal drugs by reporting drug personalities.  (Dan Toribio)