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‘BAGSAK PRESYO’ Hard-up drug traffickers slashing prices

first_imgRaw information reached thePRO-6 early this month that remnants of the Odicta and Prevendido druggroups operating here and in Iloilo province are joining forces. “We know that the supplyof illegal drugs in Iloilo have become limited. Drug dealers areplanning to have promos to easily dispose their stocks. May bagsak presyo sila, part of their marketing strategy,” saidMalong. Police units were ordered to enhancetheir barangay intelligence network as key to frustrate the drug traffickers. By slashing prices, drug traffickershope to perk up sales this holiday season and during next month’s DinagyangFestival, according to Malong. The Odicta and Prevendido drug groupswere greatly decimated following the deaths of their leaders. The PRO-6 is ready to frustrate thedrug traffickers. Malong said more policemen would be mobilized and the focusare areas with confirmed presence of drug users. Party drugs, also called club drugs orrave drugs, are recreational drugs that have stimulating properties. Police Lieutenant Colonel Joem Malong, spokesperson of the PRO-6. IAN PAUL CORDERO/PN Regular use can lead to the usercraving more of the drug, resulting to addiction. Not leaving anything to chance, PoliceBrigadier General Rene Pamuspusan, regional police director, alerted all policeunits. ILOILO City – Drug traffickers in thiscity are feeling the brunt of the government’s campaign against illegal drugs,according to the Police Regional Office 6 (PRO-6). Smuggling supplies into thecity has become difficult and buyers are dwindling. “We will be utilizing 10 K-9 dogsaside from partnering with the police. We are actually on full alert statusnow,” Tablate said. “These groups are tapping people notfamiliar to the police. We’ve noticed that most of the recent arrests werenewly identified drug personalities,” said Malong. “Our non-stop operations are hurtingthem. But they need to survive so they may resort to other illegal activities.Our police have a security plan for them,” said Malong. Melvin “Boyet” Odicta Sr. was shot todeath by armed men in Malay, Aklan in August 2016. On the other hand, the Philippine DrugEnforcement Agency (PDEA) will be zeroing in on entry points. Regional DirectorAlex Tablate said the demand most especially for party drugs could surge thisholiday season. Malong said the PRO-6 is also notdiscounting the possibility that drug traffickers would shift to robbery. Their solution? “May bagsak presyo sila,” said Police Lieutenant Colonel JoemMalong, spokesperson of the PRO-6. Richard “Buang” Prevendido, on theother hand, died in a shootout with policemen in Barangay Balabago, Jarodistrict here on September 2017./PNlast_img read more