With the resumption of the PNP anti-illegal drugs campaign “Double Barrel Reloaded”, the Police Regional Office 9 under the helm of PCSUPT BILLY B BELTRAN, Regional Director, gains headway as it was able to neutralize 564 drug personalities, and conducted 9, 886 house visitations.
A total of 334 individuals personally appeared and surrendered to the different police stations in Zamboanga Peninsula for processing, 319 of which are drug users and 15 drug pushers. A total of 227 individuals were arrested, 26 of them are drug users and 201 are drug pushers. Three also died during police operations, covering the period from March 6 – April 3, 2017.
Moreover, a total of 432 sachets of suspected shabu and eight firearms were confiscated during the conduct of anti-illegal drugs operations.
The fight against illegal drugs is a shared responsibility by everyone. It is the fight of the people and the PNP is the front liner in waging this people’s fight.
As such, the PNP appeals to the public to continuously support the police anti-illegal drugs campaign.
PCSUPT BELTRAN urges the public to support the police in waging war against illegal drugs by reporting to the authorities the existence of illegal drug trade and drug personalities, as well as any involvement of PNP personnel in illegal drug trade through the PNP hotline numbers 911, 09178475757, 09175062000, and KKK mobile application.
-with report from PO3 Radzben S. Jul, RPIO9