Parts of Baclaran under ‘calibrated lockdown’, Mayor Olivarez says
Robie de Guzman • May 21, 2020 • 1281
MANILA, Philippines – Some areas in Baclaran, Parañaque City have been placed under a three-day “calibrated lockdown”, Mayor Edwin Olivarez announced.
In a Facebook post, Olivarez said the following areas will be on lockdown starting Thursday, May 21:
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Olivarez said the lockdown will take effect from 6 a.m. of Thursday, May 21 until 12 midnight of Saturday, May 23.
During the lockdown, home quarantine passes are temporarily suspended and only those who are working as frontliners will be allowed to go out of their residences.
“Para sa mas epektibong pagpapatupad ng “lockdown,” bawat tahanan ay pagkakalooban ng kanilang pangunahing pangangailangan tulad ng pagkain at tubig na ipapamahagi ng ating pamahalaang lungsod mula Huwebes ng hapon hanggang sa ikatlong araw (Sabado), sa pakikipagtulungan ni Kapitan Jun Zaide ng Barangay Baclaran,” Olivarez said.
The mayor also said that mass testing among residents, and a total disinfection will be conducted during the lockdown.
As of May 20, Parañaque City has a total of 652 coronavirus cases with 42 deaths and 355 recoveries.
MANILA, Philippines – The National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) reported on Thursday (September 23) that over P2.7-million worth of illegal drugs were seized in an operation held on September 21 in Barangay Baclaran, Parañaque City.
According to a report submitted to NCRPO Chief Pmgen Vicente Danao Jr, police elements were able to intercept and arrest the suspect identified as Joey S. De Leon, from Dimasalang St, Pasay City.
He was caught engaging in illegal drug trade in front of The Original Seafood Building along Market Roxas Boulevard, Service Road North Bound, in Barangay Baclaran.
Recovered from the suspect were the following pieces of evidence:
-a piece medium tied transparent plastic containing white crystalline substance of suspected shabu which was the subject of sale; -two medium tied transparent plastic containing white crystaline substance of suspected shabu; -seven pieces heat-sealed transparent plastic sachet each containing white crystalline substance of suspected shabu weighing a total weight of more or less 379 grams with a total street value of P2,577,200; -a piece of genuine P1,000 bill on top of three pieces of buy-bust money; a piece coin purse color brown; and -a shoe box.
The seized illegal drug items were turned over to the Southern Police District Crime Laboratory for chemical analysis while a case for violation of RA 9165 of the The Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002 is being prepared against the arrested suspect.
MANILA, Philippines—The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) and the Bureau of Immigration (BI) have arrested a Japanese fugitive wanted for his alleged involvement in online fraud and extortion.
According to the NBI, suspect Watanabe Yuki is the so-called “Big Boss” of the largest telecommunication fraud syndicate, whose international operations cover several countries including Japan and Philippines. The agency also said they have already verified the information.
The BI is currently in custody of Yuki. BI spokesperson Dana Sandoval said Yuki’s case is still pending at the Supreme Court (SC).
“With regards to implementation of the deportation, we’d have to wait for the resolution of the local case before we can implement,” Sandoval said. AAC (with reports from Dante Amento)
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