ILOILO CITY: A total of 17,105 drug users and pushers have surrendered in Western Visayas police with 341 high value targets (HVT) arrested, according to Supt. Gilbert Gorero, PRO6 public information officer. Of the surrendered, Antique Provincial Police Office recorded 1,339 users and pushers, the highest in the region. Chief Supt. Jose Gentiles, Region 3 command chief, is confident with the deployment of Police sa Barangay in every drug affected villages will greatly help the members of Barangay anti-drug Abuse Council in attaining their targets on surrenderers and arrest of drug pushers.
LYDIA C. PENDON