Nearly 150,000 violators nabbed during lockdown
Almost 150,000 individuals were apprehended for various violations during the two-week enhanced community quarantine in Metro Manila, which ended on Friday. Data from the Philippine National Police showed that 149,963 were caught in the National Capital Region (NCR) from Aug. 6 to Aug. 20, when it was on the strictest lockdown. This means that, for two weeks, the PNP arrested an average of 10,711 individuals per day for different infractions in NCR alone. —Dexter Cabalza
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