CITY OF MALOLOS, Bulacan — Bulacan Gov. Daniel Fernando is still confident with the Bulacan PNP in its anti-drug campaigns.
This, after the Amnesty International, cited on Monday that Bulacan is the country’s bloodiest killing field based on the government’s drug war.
The governor cited that the province of Bulacan “ay tapunan ng mga nasyon [informal settlers]” giving rise to illegal drug trades and criminal activities.
However, Fernando pointed out that they are watching closely the anti-drug and anti-criminality activities of the Bulacan PNP and said that the provincial government of Bulacan is very strict against abusive policemen, “kotong” cops, and sees to it that human rights are not violated.
“Magtrabaho sila ng maayos at maayos din kaming magsasasama ” the governor said.
On the other hand, Atty. Cristina Alcantara, head of the Bulacan Police Internal Affairs Services, explained that they immediately conducts investigations on matters regarding alleged police anomalies whether formally reported or not.
With regards to the drug war of the government, Alcantara said that they investigate armed encounters when there are suspects who get injured or killed.
Data earlier provided by Col. Chito Bersaluna, Bulacan police director, showed that from January 1 to June 13 this year, a total of 848 anti-drug operations were conducted wherein 123 were killed and 1,216 were arrested.
The said police operations resulted in the confiscations 3,295 plastic sachets of shabu, 401 plastic sachets of dried marijuana leaves and 144 firearms.
With the confidence shown by the governor, Bersaluna said ” We will fully support Gov. Daniel Fernando and President Duterte”s War On Drugs. (RONDA Balita Online News)