Humaharap ngayon sa dismissal ang 18 pang mga police officer at non-uniformed personnel ng Philippine National Police (PNP) matapos magpositibo sa ilegal na droga.
Ayon kay PNP chief Gen. Debold Sinas kanina sa isang press briefing, pinasimulan niya na ang pre-charge investigation at summary dismissal proceedings laban sa 17 na pulis at isang non-uniformed personnel ng PNP.
“Starting this year I have already signed the directive that all cases related to random drug testing at tao namin sa drugs should be resolved by the regional director immediately para mapabilis po at centralized na ang recording ngayon,” paliwanag niya.
Bukod dito, nakabili na raw umano sila ng dagdag na drug test kits para sa kanilang regular random drug tests upang matukoy ang mga gumagamit ng ilegal na droga.
“We have procured more drug test kits and we are conducting regular drug test to our people particularly sa Drug Enforcement Units para ma-prevent o ma-detect kung sinong gumagamit,” dagdag ni Sinas.
Sa parehong press briefing ay iniulat din ng deputy director for administration ng Crime Laboratory na si Col. Grace Eustaquio na nagpositibo sa kanilang random drug testing mula Enero 1 hanggang Pebrero 20 ngayong taon ang apat na miyembro ng Police Regional Office Bangsamoro Autonomous Region (PRO-BAR), dalawa mula sa PNP headquarters, tatlo mula sa National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO), dalawa mula sa Police Regional Office-3, apat mula sa PRO-4A (Calabarzon), at tig-isa mula sa PRO-6 (Western Visayas), PRO-10 (Northern Mindanao), at PRO-13 (Caraga).
“This comprises about 0.009 percent of the total number of personnel subjected to drug test,” paliwanag niya.
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