Another vape smoker nabbed in Lucena

/ 11:32 AM November 28, 2019

LUCENA CITY –– Police arrested another vape smoker in this city on Wednesday, a week after President Duterte ordered the ban on the use and importation of e-cigarettes sans an executive order.

Policemen collared Randil Jhon Galang, 19, when he was spotted smoking an e-cigarette in Barangay Ibabang Iyam around 11 a.m. during a routine patrol in the village as part of Oplan Magilas,” the city-wide anti-criminality campaign.


Authorities brought Galang to the police station, recorded his name on the blotter, and released him afterward.

Police also confiscated his e-cigarette.


Galang was the fifth arrested vape smoker in the city after President Duterte issued his order on November 20.

Despite the arrests, however, the authorities have yet to specify the charges to be filed against those caught violating the President’s verbal order. Delfin T. Mallari Jr./lzb

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