Nearly P20M worth of suspected marijuana seized in Tarlac

Authorities seized nearly P20 million worth of suspected marijuana in an anti-illegal drug operation in Concepcion, Tarlac this Thursday morning, with 6 arrested, according to police.

The targets of the operation, alias “Marlon” and “Joey” were first caught after they sold 25 bricks of alleged marijuana worth P3 million.

133 bricks of suspected dried marijuana leaves worth P15.9 million were confiscated from their vehicle.

Moments later, 4 more buyers of the 2 suspects arrived.

Authorities seized 5 bricks of suspected dried marijuana leaves worth P600,000 from the vehicle of the 4 suspects.

The suspects will be charged accordingly.

Also read: NCR mayors, IATF agree to allow 15 years old and above to go out


iACT apprehends passengers, motorists not following health protocols

The Inter-Agency Council for Traffic conducted an operation against passengers and motorists who do not follow health protocols on Ramon Magsaysay Boulevard in Sta. Mesa, Thursday morning.

Two passengers of the jeep were called due to not wearing a . They were forced to go down to buy a face shield.

In their defense, they did not know that passengers should wear a face shield on public transport.

The driver of the jeep was also fined P2,000.

IACT reminds the public that it has long been mandated so they strictly enforce it.

For the second week in a row, iACT has launched an anti-colorum operation in Sta. Mesa.

They conducted an operation in the area after receiving information that there are jeeps passing by without a QR Code or showing a special permit of traditional jeeps so that they can operate.

It also impounded three jeeps without a QR Code and another was caught traveling beyond the route.

The Department of Health (DOH) reported on 1,744 new cases of coronavirus disease (-19) this Thursday, causing it to increase the total number of deadly diseases to 555,163.

There are 31,115 which are considered “active cases,” or those who have not yet recovered or died from the virus.

The death toll from the COVID-19 has increased to 96, causing the death toll to rise to a total of 11,673. The 512,375 who were previously infected with the pathogen are now from the disease.