Cavite cops declare Naic drug-free
NAIC, Cavite — The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) and Philippine National Police (PNP) have declared this municipality drug-free.
The municipality received the drug-free locality certificate last Thursday at Camp Gen. Pantaleon Garcia in Imus City.
Naic Municipal Police Station led by Lt. Col. Janet Arinabo, along with fellow policemen, finished clearing the 30 villages of illegal drugs in two years from January 2017 to April 2019, and adjudged as the first drug-cleared Class “A” municipality in the province of Cavite.
The PDEA 4-A also issued certificates to 30 drug-cleared barangays last February 2019.
“Maraming maraming salamat po sa suporta ng local government at ng 30 barangays para malinis natin ito sa mga ipinagbabawal na droga (Thank you very much for the support of the local government and 30 barangays to clean these areas of illegal drugs),” Arinabo said in interview.
Naic Municipal Police Station initiated the accounting of alleged drug personalities and their arrests, and eventual rehabilitation of those who voluntarily surrendered, in partnership with the local government executives, barangay officials, volunteer pastors, and other concerned government agencies.
Police also placed drug-free stickers drive in homes and workplaces.
Mayor Junio Dualan lauded the efforts of the local police force to clear the locality of drugs. (PNA)
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