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Bohol Drug Problem

The local team of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) strives to be on top of the situation as it remains a challenge to outsmart the wealthy illegal drugs ring that contrasts government scarcity.PDEA-Bohol head Ma. Chona Egam lamented that the lack of resources and manpower often hamper their operation, especially that they have to implement simultaneous programs on supply reduction and demand reduction.The drug ring proved to be wealthier than the government agency and, therefore, could move faster.Egam also expressed disappointment that of the cases they had filed against drug personalities, there were more acquittal than conviction.On this, PDEA needs to double time in polishing the evidence gathering and surveillance operations, she added. With limited personnel, it became impossible for the PDEA to create different teams to whom the tasks could supposedly be segregated.Usually, there is only one team to focus on all the strategies, resulting to lack of focus and disin…

Bohol Election Placed Hot Spot by Comelec

Police have placed the entire Bohol province under strict watch to check for the presence of armed groups in line with the coming May 13 elections.Police Provincial Director Constantino Barot Jr. gave the order to all the units under his command. All areas in the province are placed under reassessment by the police units to validate the poll watchlist that covers the entire Bohol.Police Supt. Nicomedes Olaivar Jr., PPSC chief, leads the teams that check all the towns in the province, and so far, no armed group has been spotted yet.Barot also instructed to intensify the monitoring of loose firearms including those that are licensed but were not renewed.The Philippine National Police (PNP)
AND THE 2ND SPECIAL FORCES BATTALION OF THE PHILIPPINE ARMY CONTINUE TO CONDUCT JOINT CHECKPOINT IN THE DIFFERENT MUNICIPALITIES OF BOHOL.TASK GROUP SUGBOHOL COMMANDER, COL. DINOH DOLINA, IS ALSO VERIFYING THE REPORT THAT FIVE HEAVILY ARMED MEN WERE SEEN IN SITIO AGUTAYAN, BARANGAY ABACA IN MABINI IN T…