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Digos cop on Duterte’s drug list died in 2013

Police on Monday said that one of the police officers named on President Duterte’s drug list is in fact dead. Police Office 3 Filomeno Toronio died of cardiac arrest while on assignment with another officer in Mati City, Davao Oriental. Toronio was relieved of duty from the Digos City Police…



172 Quezon City Tanods Test Positive for Drugs

QUEZON CITY, Philippines – So far over 172 barangay public safety officers, or “tanods,” have tested positive for drug use since March of 2015 in Quezon City alone. The Anti-Drug Abuse Advisory Council’s finding was disclosed in a meeting by Vice Mayor Joy Belmonte-Alimurung who said that the high number…



Two Nigerians arrested in ‘shabu’ drug bust in Quezon City

Quezon City Police have arrested two Nigerians in a buy-bust operation last week. 34-year-old Charles Ujam and 26-year-old Uche Adache both of Las Piñas City were arrested at about 3am at an address on Commonwealth Avenue. Police were acting on a tip-off when they found the men in possession of drugs worth…


Dutch National Charged for Supplying Drugs in Makati City Bar

MAKATI CITY, Manila – NBI has formally charged 47-year-old Martin de Fong, a Dutch national, who was arrested last Thursday for supplying ecstasy in a bar in Makati City. Fong was arrested in an entrapment operation last Thursday with over 5,000 drug tablets in his possession. Officials said the Sesame…