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PDEA XII leads destruction of P8M-worth dangerous drugs

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (April 21, 2022) – Governor Steve Chiongbian Solon attends the destruction of the P8M-worth dangerous drugs on April 12 at Monte Cielo Eternal Gardens, General Santos City. The activity was led by Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) XII Regional Director Naravy Duquiatan. Solon commended the support of PDEA XII for “really helping the region specially Sarangani in fighting the use of illegal drugs and help these people who were victims to redirect and make their lives better.” According to Duquiatan, the destruction of the dangerous drugs is pursuant to Section 21, Article II of the Republic Act 9165 and Dangerous Drugs Board (DDB) Regulation No. 1 series of 2002 and Board Regulation No.1 Series of 2007 which mandates the proper disposal and destruction of seized dangerous drugs and controlled precursors and essential chemicals. Also present during the activity were Philippine National Police (PNP) XII Regional Director PBGen Alexander Tagum, Deputy Regional Director for Operations PCol. Michael Lebanan, PCol. Salman Haron Sapal of the Regional Investigation and Detective Management Division and some city and provincial directors of Region 12. (Jake Narte-Joshua John Pantonial/SARANGANI PROVINCIAL INFORMATION OFFICE)

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