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PNP dissolves all drug enforcement units, retains PDEG

by UNTV News   |   Posted on Thursday, October 12th, 2017

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MANILA, Philippines – In line with the directive of President Rodrigo Duterte to transfer the conduct of all anti-drug operations to the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA), the Philippine National Police (PNP) has dissolved all of its drug enforcement units at all police stations across the country.

Some personnel of the drug enforcement units will now become detectives or police intelligence officers in their respective areas of jurisdiction to help in further preventing the spread of crimes.

However, the PNP said it will not dismantle its drug enforcement group (PDEG), but its functions will now be limited to drug-related intelligence gathering.

PDEG will transfer to PDEA the pending drug related cases it handles.

“All units are now directed to focus all operations on number 1 anti-criminality, internal security operations, anti-terrorism through our provisions and strategy in our enhanced managing police operations,” PNP PIO P/CSupt. Dionardo Carlos said.

The PNP also suspends all Oplan Tokhang and Oplan Double Barrel Operations.

Based on a memorandum order, the PNP is prohibited from conducting any operation plan related to illegal drugs.

However, the PNP insists it can still provide assistance in the government’s war on drugs.

All police stations will still receive complaints or information regarding illegal drug dens, pot sessions, and locations of shabu laboratories.

Cops can also participate in the operations of PDEA.

Based on the latest figures of the PNP, the police had conducted almost 80,000 drug-related operations from 1st of July in 2016 to August 29 of this year.

It has also arrested more than 100,000 drug personalities and killed almost 4,000 suspects in its anti-drug operations. – Mon Jocson | UNTV News & Rescue

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PDEA completes the 2nd round elimination cast of UNTV Cup 6

by UNTV News   |   Posted on Tuesday, December 12th, 2017

FILE PHOTO: PDEA Drug Busters is the only rookie team to advance to the 2nd round elimination of the UNTV Cup Season 6. (Marlon Bonajos / Photoville International)

Rookie team PDEA Drug Busters eases to the second round eliminations of the league of public servants, UNTV Cup.

This, as the DOJ Justice Boosters toppled the Ombudsman Graft Busters, 95-73 on Sunday’s triple header.

Based on the league’s point system, the DOJ, Ombudsman and DA Food Masters get eliminated from the league this season, while PDEA reaches the next round.

Meanwhile, Group A’s DOH Health Achievers, COA Enablers and BFP Firefighters also exit the games.

In the AFP-DOH hard court battle, the AFP Cavaliers defeated the DOH Health Achievers 92-71.

With this, the soldiers share the 5-1 win-loss standing with the Senate Defenders in Group A.

And in the GSIS-PNP match, the UNTV Cup crowd saw an impressive win by the GSIS Furies over defending champion PNP Responders 76-68.

GSIS Furies Head Coach Myk Saguiguit said, “Ang will nila, talagang trinabaho nila nang husto. Kasi hindi namin inisip na we’re in sa second round. Sabi ko i-solidify pa natin, maka-tsamba tayo against defending champion PNP.”

(They willed it. They really worked hard for it. We didn’t think that we’re going to the second round. I said to them, “We must solidify ][our performnace]. Who knows, we may actually beat the defending champion, PNP.)

This win catapults the Furies to the third spot in Group A with four games won and two games lost, surpassing the Responders which now has a 3-3 win-loss standing.

PNP Responders Head Coach Erik Samson, “Nahirapan kami. Especially hindi kami gaanong nakadepensa nang maayos doon sa mga one-on-one nila, sa atake nila, at maaga kami nag-penalty.”

(We had a hard time beating them. Especially when we failed to guard them closely on their one-on-one plays, attack plays. And we got into penalty situation early in the game.)

Rene Boy Banzali and James Patrick Abugan were hailed as the best players of the game after bucketing 54 combined points.

The second round elimination of the UNTV Cup Season 6 kicks off on Thursday, December 14th. — Bernard Dadis | UNTV News & Rescue

THE SCORES

GAME 1: DOJ Justice Boosters defeat Ombudsman Graft Busters, 95-73.

Quarter Scores: 20-16, 51-35, 70-53, 95-73

DOJ Justice Boosters
Box Scores: 95
J. Lopez 20, C. Cruz 20, J. Polican 14, E. Mabazza 13, C. Borile 11, R. Tomas 7, G. Cole 6, C. Tagle 4

Ombudsman Graft Busters
Box Scores: 73
F. Palacio 13, E. Escudero 9, A. Sanchez 9, A. Lazo 8, C. Lasam 8, Q. Laure 7, F. Baldonado 4, W. Romero 2, A. Francisco 2, E. Elmido 2

GAME 2: GSIS Furies defeat PNP Responders, 76-68.

Quarter Scores: 13-17, 27-41, 49-54, 76-68

GSIS Furies
Box Scores: 76
E. Banzali 32, J. Abugan 22, A. Sunga 8, D. Bunyi 7, M. Nuyana 6, T. Hernandez 1

PNP Responders
Box Scores: 68
R. Abaya 13, A. Tolentino 11, J. Criste 10, O. Omiping 9, J. Misola 6, J. Cabahug 5, A. Yanquiling 5, J. Saracho 3, H. Sta. Cruz 2, C. Cabrera 2, C. Elopre 2

GAME 3: AFP Cavaliers defeat DOH Health Achievers, 92-71.

Quarter Scores: 27-15, 31-25, 58-41, 92-71

AFP Cavaliers
Box Scores: 92
L. Cabayao 21, B. Bautista 14, V. Evidor 11, J. Quiambao 10, P. Fernandez 8, J. Lumongsod 7, R. Araneta 6, R. Almerol 6, M. Mendoza 3, W. Casulla 2, R. Pascual 2, E. Tan 2

DOH Health Achievers
Box Scores: 71
L. Nidoy 21, D. Magat 9, G. Domingo 8, S. Mopera 8, J. Guevarra 8, R. Pingol 6, A. Saculinggan 6, R. Dabu 3, R. Herrera 2

 

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DOJ-Ombudsman crucial game set on Sunday at UNTV Cup

by UNTV News   |   Posted on Saturday, December 9th, 2017

Any winner of this match between DOJ Justice Boosters and Ombudsman Graft Busters will not advance to the second round elimination round of UNTV Cup Season 6 (PHOTOVILLE International)

The fate of rookie team Department of Agriculture Food Masters and the PDEA Drug Busters lies on the outcome of the battle between the DOJ Justice Boosters and the Ombudsman Graft Busters on Sunday afternoon at the Olivarez Gymnasium in Parañaque City.

Should the Justice Boosters defeat the Graft Busters, there will be a triple-tie among the DOJ, PDEA and DA teams.

And based on the rules of the UNTV Cup point system, PDEA will advance to the next round while the DA will exit the league this season.

But if the Ombudsman beats the DOJ, the Department of Agriculture team will enter the next round based on the win over the other rule.

It should be noted that the DA team won against the PDEA team 104-100 last September 17.

Of the seven teams in Group B this season of the league of public servants, the Judiciary Magis, Malacañang-PSC Kamao and the NHA Builders all with 5 games won and 1 game lost will advance to the second round eliminations.

Meanwhile, the AFP Cavaliers is adamant to clutch its fifth win as the first round eliminations of the UNTV Cup Season 6 comes to an end on Sunday.

The two-time champion is set to take on the DOH Health Achievers in the third game.

The soldiers aim to level with the Senate Defenders which is on the top spot in Group A with a 5-1 win-loss standing.

Last Sunday’s neck-and-neck clash between the AFP and the PNP saw the soldiers triumph over the policemen, 100-92.

Under Group A, the BFP Firefighters, the DOH Health Achievers and the COA Enablers this season did not succeed to ease to the next round of the games. — Bernard Dadis | UNTV News & Rescue

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Parajinog kin nabbed with more than P100-M worth of Shabu

by UNTV News   |   Posted on Friday, December 8th, 2017

The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) and the Philippine National Police (PNP) in Region 10 has seized around P112-million worth of suspected shabu from the relatives of late Ozamiz City Mayor Reynaldo Parojinog.

Melodia Parojinog and husband, Gaudencio Malingin are now in the custody of PNP Ozamiz after they were nabbed by authorities with 8 kilos of shabu in their possession at their residence in Brgy Sta. Cruz, Wednesday.

Two more kilos of shabu were also seized from Vice Mayor Nova Parojinog’s cousin, Maychell Parojinog Gumapac.

The authorities also seized on December 4, suspected shabu with a street value of P32-million from Parojinog supporters.

Aside from illegal drugs, various kinds of arms and ammunition were seized from the house of Mayor Parojinog’s brother, Ricardo and his employee, Manuelito Francisco. – UNTV News & Rescue

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