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PDEA files charges vs 5 alleged members of drug syndicate

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PDEA arrests college student in Maguindanao drug buy-bust op

DATU ODIN SINSUAT, Maguindanao — Anti-narcotics agents arrested on Wednesday a college student during an anti-drug operation that led to the confiscation of more than P2.5 million worth of illegal drugs. Director Juvenal Azurin of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in the ...

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Drug raids illegal, say 2 SC justices

ORAL ARGUMENTS Solicitor General Jose Calida and human rights lawyer Jose Manuel Diokno share a light moment before the start of oral arguments on the Duterte administration’s war on drugs at the Supreme Court on Tuesday. —GRIG C. MONTEGRANDE Police ...

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Duterte sees drug war backing at Asean Summit

  LOCO OVER LOGO Tourists mill around and take selfies at Rizal Park with the Asean logo. President Rodrigo Duterte will host world leaders in Manila  starting Sunday, hoping their presence will quiet international criticism over his deadly drug war, ...

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PDEA busts 2 Nigerians linked to African drug ring in Cavite

Solomon Anochiwa (left) and Desmond Ozoma, who are suspected members of an African drug syndicate, are presented at the PDEA headquarters in Quezon City after their arrest in Cavite province on Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017. (Photo by LYN RILLON / ...

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2 men arrested over drug possession in Davao City checkpoint

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Napolcom sacks police exec over friendship with slain drug lord

Relatives and friends visit the wake of Melvin Odicta (right photo) and wife, Merriam, in Iloilo City in this photo taken last year. —INQUIRER PHOTOS ILOILO CITY—The National Police Commission (Napolcom) has ordered the dismissal of a police official who ...

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Manila cops note ‘self-defense’ after killing 2 in drug bust

Two suspected drug pushers were killed early Friday morning in a buy-bust operation by the Manila police, who maintained that its officers acted “in self-defense.” Joel Mata and Antonio Tamboboy were both shot in the chest by members of Manila ...

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Cops in drug slays seek Church protection

Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines president and Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop Socrates Villegas–INQUIRER PHOTO / NINO JESUS ORBETA Police officers who want to divulge their participation in summary executions in President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs have sought protection from the ...

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3 in 5 Filipinos think drug suspects who surrendered still end up dead

In this Sept. 6, 2016 photo, policemen check the gun recovered from one of two unidentified drug suspects after they were shot dead by police as they tried to evade a checkpoint in Quezon city, north of Manila, Philippines. Bodies ...

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