THIRTY-ONE drug personalities in Guihulngan City, Negros Oriental voluntarily surrendered to the police in the past two days.
Of the 31 drug personalities, 12 came to the police station on June 29, and 19 others surrendered on June 30.
Superintendent D’Artagnan Katalbas, chief of Guihulngan City Police Station, said the drug personalities who surrendered are mostly drug users and pushers.
Katalbas said the drug personalities came to the station and signed an undertaking of support to the police station’s anti-drug campaign.
He added that the surrender of drug personalities was also made possible through the support of Councilor Filomeno Reyes, chairman of the committee on peace and order.
In the past days, 100 drug personalities in Negros Occidental have expressed their intention to stop engaging in illegal drug activities.
In Kabankalan City, 53 drug personalities, including two minors, voluntarily surrendered to the police on Wednesday.
Of the 53 drug personalities, three were confirmed to be drug pushers and one had undergone rehabilitation.
Last week, 45 drug personalities, including three minors in La Carlota City, also took an oath expressing the same intention.
Of the 45 drug personalities, 13 are under the city’s drugs watchlist.
Two more also manifested the same intention.
All drug personalities will be continuously monitored by the police.