Thirty Five (35) individual drug users and Five (5) individual engaged in illegal drug trade, pushers voluntarily surrendered themselves to LABASON PNP in the presence of Municipal Mayor Eddie T. Quimbo of Labason, and Mr. Alberto Jamarolin, media practitioner in accordance with the intensified implementation of “OPLAN TOKHANG” by Labason PNP Led by PSI ROLDAN C. MOLATE, OIC of Labason PNP on June 27, 2016 at about 11:00 AM.
The surrender of these drug personalities resulted from intensified campaign against illegal drug by giving a warning in public to all suspected drug pushers and users by the PNP in Labason, Zamboanga Del Norte. After documentation, these individual drug pushers/users were released and received by their respective Barangay Chairman a BADAC member.
The LGUs of Labason gives a second chance to these drug personalities by providing rehabilitation and as well as the basic needs of their families.
PRO9 Acting Regional Director PCSUPT BILLY B. BELTRAN commended Labason PNP for a good performance of initiating effective measures against drug individuals for their actions of surrendering themselves before the PNP and LGU of Labason.
Likewise, he urged all drug coddlers, users to stop illegal drug trade and voluntarily surrender to the authorities and look for another source of living and urging parents to guide their children and have enough time for them to keep away from drug.