LP Mayor lauds PDEA and Las Pinas Police for successful drug bust

Las Pinas City Mayor Vergel ‘Nene” Aguilar today lauded the successful operation of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency together with the support of elements from Las Piñas City Police Station and the local officials with the arrest of three chinese nationals engaged in illegal drug trade.

Aguilar said no untoward incident happened during the implementation of the Court Order and its termination.

The raid was made a day after a dismissed Manila police hostage about 22 Hong Kong nationals while in tour in Luneta, Manila which resulted into the death of eight person including the hostage-taker.

Arrested suspects during the actual implementation of the said Court Orders were Chinese Nationals Alex Sy Li, Jason Li Chua and Jinzhu Gou following a search warrant issued by Judge Amor A. Reyes of RTC Branch 21, NCR of alleged shabu laboratory located at 1B C. Raymund St., BF Resort Vill., Talon Dos, Las Piñas City.

Aguilar called on the local police to further strengthen visibility, surveillance and monitoring of suspected individuals engage in illegal drug trade.

He likewise urged subdivision owners to strictly screen occupants in their respective areas so as not to endanger the lives of other residents.

The local chief executive also urged barangay officials to closely coordinate with subdivision owners and the local police and to report any movement of individuals suspected of engaging in illegal drug activities.

“To protect the safety of our children and the community as well each and everyone should close monitor our surroundings of any bad elements,” Aguilar said. He ordered the local police to do the round the clock monitoring and surveillance to prevent similar incident in the city.

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