WATCH: PDEA K-9 units inspect luggage at Naia Terminal 3 for ‘Undas’

By: - Reporter / @CMarquezINQ
/ 03:21 PM October 31, 2018

The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) has deployed K-9 units at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 3 in preparation for the influx of passengers for this year’s ‘Undas’ (All Saints Day and All Souls Day).


At least nine dogs were seen randomly inspecting the luggage of passengers as they check for the presence of illegal drugs.

Ruel Lasala, PDEA Deputy Director General for Operation, said they have started the inspections last Monday. He said no illegal drugs have yet been detected.


“So far ilang araw na, nagstart nung monday. Wala pa tayong nadedetect na droga kahit sa ibang bahagi ng Pilipinas,” he told reporters at NAIA Terminal 3 on Wednesday.

Aside from airports nationwide, surprise inspection in bus terminals and ports have also been done.  /muf


LOOK: Long queues at bus terminals start ahead of ‘Undas’

Read Next
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.
View comments

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: K9 units, Nation, news, Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency, Philippine news updates
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.

© Copyright 1997-2020 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.