MARAñON Negros Occidental Gov. Alfredo Marañon Jr., flanked by NIR police director Chief Supt. Conrado Capa (right), and Senior Supt. William Señoron, Negros Occidental police director, at a press conference at the Capitol in Bacolod City yesterday.*
( Richard Malihan photo )


Guv asks Duterte to tap
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CAPITOL ALLOTS P5M FOR INDIGENTS' CARE
BY CARLA GOMEZ

Negros Occidental Gov. Alfredo Marañon Jr. yesterday sought the support of President Rodrigo Duterte in his call for PhilHealth coverage of drug rehabilitation cost.

“We are confident that this pioneering effort will help sustain the national government's drive against illegal drug use, and will merit your support and eventual approval,” the governor said in a letter to Duterte.

As of last night the number of drug pushers and users in Negros Occidental, including Bacolod City, who surrendered to the police, hit 6,071 and 6,489 in Negros Oriental for a total of 12,560. moremoremore

IN SAN ENRIQUE
Cash reward offered
for arrest of pushers
BY GILBERT BAYORAN

The days of defiant drug pushers in San Enrique, Negros Occidental, are numbered.

This is because its municipal government is offering cash rewards to surrendered drug pushers and users, who will report the peddling activities of those who continue to defy the Oplan Tokhang campaign of the Philippine National Police.

San Enrique Mayor Jilson Tubillara said yesterday that he is determined to rid San Enrique of drug peddlers. moremoremore

 

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Drug surrenderees hit 6,489

6,071 in Neg. Occ.

The Philippine National Police reported that the number of drug surrenderees in Negros Occidental, including Bacolod City, reached 6,071 yesterday.

Users Pushers Total

Bago 128 27 155

Cadiz 143 5 148

Escalante 194 11 205

Himamaylan 55 9 64

Kabankalan 348 25 373

La Carlota 109 19 128

Sagay 87 1 88 .