Weeklong operations yield P2.6M illegal drugs in Central Luzon | Inquirer News

Weeklong operations yield P2.6M illegal drugs in Central Luzon

/ 01:09 PM October 18, 2022
Over P2.6M illegal drugs seized in a week in Central Luzon

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OLONGAPO CITY — More than P2.6 million worth of illegal drugs were confiscated during weeklong anti-narcotics operations in Central Luzon, police said Tuesday, Oct. 18.

In a report, the Police Regional Office 3 (PRO3) said the drug haul resulted from 124 operations from Oct. 9 to 15 that also led to the arrest of 172 drug suspects in the region.

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The PRO3 said 194 most wanted persons were also arrested during the same period.

The police also arrested 165 people while engaging in illegal gambling and 12 others for illegal possession of firearms.

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At least P93,000 worth of bet money had been recovered in 37 anti-illegal gambling operations in the region in the past week, the PRO3 added. INQ

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