CAIDSOTG to conduct information drive on drugs-A A +A
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
THE City Anti-Illegal Drugs Special Operations Task Group (CAIDSOTG) will conduct an information drive in public schools on the rampant selling of marijuana.
CAIDSOTG head Santiago Rapiz Tuesday said they will conduct an information drive in public schools in Barangay Granada for the rampant selling of marijuana based on the complaints of some parents and teachers.
Rapiz said Nishiel Brito, 20, of Purok 2, Barangay Granada was arrested last week in buy-bust operation, based on the information given by some parents and teachers informing them that Brito was engaged in illegal drugs.
Police recovered from Brito’s possession 15 sticks of suspected “marijuana” leaves, five sticks of suspected dried marijuana leaves, four pieces of rolling papers, P180 cash as proceeds money and P100 as marked money.
Rapiz said most of the customers of the suspect are students, especially high school students in said barangay.
He said based on the drug test examination, it showed that Brito was positive on the use of illegal drugs, and they will file charges for violation of Republic Act 9165 or the Comprehensive Drugs Act 2002 against him.
Rapiz added that they will coordinate with different public schools in Barangay Granada to encourage students not to engage in illegal drugs activity and to inform them of the penalties they might face.
He said they will also invite the parents of the students to attend the program so that they will know the activities of their children after classes. (Merlinda A. Pedrosa)
Published in the Sun.Star Bacolod newspaper on October 10, 2012.