Drug traffic to worsen

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Drug trafficTHE problem of illegal drug trafficking in the country will get worse before it gets better. This was the assessment made by United States Assistant Secretary for Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs in the situation of illegal drugs in the country as he met with Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) secretary Mar Roxas yesterday in Camp Crame , Quezon City.

BI rights violations decried

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BI SealWives of detained foreign nationals at Camp Bicutan yesterday decried what they claim is the human rights violation of several Bureau of Immigration (BI) agents, which is detrimental to the government’s campaign for promoting tourism. Grace Compra, Jerlen Payot and Juvylin A. Artuz, all Filipinas, faced the media yesterday to denounce the rather unjust treatment of BI agents to their husbands, all foreign nationals, who they claimed were illegally detained at the BI detention center in Bicutan.

Ombudsman files charges vs Extorting DOJ Prosecutor

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Ombudsman PhilippinesMANILA, Philippines – The Ombudsman filed before the Sandiganbayan on Monday, August 12, criminal charges against a senior prosecutor of the Department of Justice (DOJ) who was caught attempting to extort from airline employees. In an 8-page resolution, Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales found probable cause to indict Assistant State Prosecutor III Diosdado Bernales Solidum Jr after he was caught extorting P2.5 million from members of