Private sector to aid Bohol cops in drug war

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Private sector to aid Bohol cops in drug war

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A number of firms in the province have offered to extend aid to the Bohol Provincial Police Office (BPPO) in its campaign against the narcotics trade.

Superintendent Ricky Delilis, BPPO public information officer, said that some businessmen have expressed determination in supporting the government’s efforts to stamp out the perennial illegal drugs problem.

Delilis said that there are businessmen who have offered to contribute to the construction of a rehabilitation center which will accommodate and treat the slew of drug dependents In Bohol.

Last week officials from various sectors gathered to support the launch of the Alsa Droga program in Bohol which was witnessed by religious groups and members of the private sector.

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Governor Edgar Chatto and Police Regional Office 7 director Chief Supt. Noli Taliño also attended the event.

According to Delilis, the BPPO is already at “50 percent” in achieving its target of eradicating illegal drug activities in Bohol.

He is positive that within six months, illegal narcotics trade in Bohol would have significantly weakened or even completely wiped out. (Allen Doydora)

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