PNP: 9 cops test positive for illegal drugs


Bato Dela Rosa Surprised Dug Test
Philippine National Police Chief Director General Ronald "Bato" Dela Rosa initiated a surprise drug test to police personnel last July 1. Philippine National Police/Released
MANILA, Philippines (Philippine Information Company)-- Philippine National Authorities (PNP) chief Supervisor General Ronald "Bato" Dela Rosa on Monday announced that nine police officers evaluated favorable for controlled substances throughout a surprise medicine examination at their first command conference last week.

Dela Rosa in an interview stated the PNP Criminal offense Laboratory performed the random medication screening amongst 2,405 personnel including 75 high ranking police officials.

The PNP principal, nonetheless, declined to give the names of polices who were located favorable for using controlled substances but said they were from regional offices.

"They are all coming from the regions, yung mga hierarchy police officers unfavorable," Dela Rosa said.

According to Dela Rosa, the medicine examination intends to reveal transparency in the organization as well as guarantee the public that PNP high officials are qualified of being shining example in leading the fight versus controlled substances.

Dela Rosa stated the nine law enforcement officer will be disregarded from their articles and also shall encounter management raps.

"May isa pang confirmatory if they will certainly object to then pre-charge tapos imbestigahan yan could listening to then due process that puwedeng ma-dismiss. (Within) 2 to 3 days yung confirmatory test mabilis, we will make sure na mabilis [lalabas]," the PNP chief said.

Dela Rosa stated he was upset with the result of random medicine testing as the number was extremely high.

"Really worrying from 2,405 mataas na yung nine ang positive, I have zero resistance in medications that meron 9 na favorable? Mataas 'to and startling," Dela Rosa sacked.

Dela Rosa sacked the PNP would proceed to deal with medicine characters regardless of some reaction from civils rights groups.

"We (proceed) to neutralize all these drug individualities. We (do) these kasi we have 3 to 6 months target so everything is legitimate police operation (and) I will certainly stand by their side whatever protektahan ko mga pulis ko," Dela Rosa stated.

Source: Philstar

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