130 Calabarzon barangays declared drug-free
Ed Amoroso (The Philippine Star) - November 27, 2016 - 12:00am

CAMP VICENTE LIM, Laguna, Philippines – At least 130 barangays in Calabarzon (Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal and Quezon) were declared drug-free recently, a police official said yesterday.

Regional police director Chief Superintendent Valfrie Tabian said of the region’s 4,018 villages, 75 percent or 3,011 were drug-affected.

Among those declared drug-free were 26 barangays in San Luis, Batangas; 23 in Luisiana, 19 in Cavinti and 24 in Magdalena, all in Laguna, and 39 in Pitogo, Quezon.

The Philippine Drug and Enforcement Agency-4A (PDEA-4A) and the Municipalities Anti-Drug Council certified to the feat of these villages.

Tabian requested the PDEA-4A and the local police to conduct seminars to clear other barangays of drugs.

               

 

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