Quezon, Philippines – According to the report posted by ABS-CBN on their official website and DZMM also reported that 88 police officers of Quezon City Police District (QCPD) was relieved on Wednesday, July 27, 2016. This includes the two officials and thirty-three personnel of the Anti-Illegal Drugs Unit of the whole QCPD.
The other 53 are all personnel of the Police station 6. Firing them is just a part of the internal cleansing of the administration and they will going to be placed by the new personnel and officials of the Quezon City Police District, they are the “new blood”, QCPD Director Guillermo Eleazar said. They were relieved from their posts to give way to the new members of the task group of the government’s fight against illegal drugs. The relief of some officials was recommended by the QCPD Station 6 commander Superintendent Lito Patay. The relieve officers were transferred to the District Headquarters Support Unit and being investigated for the allegation of their involvement in dealing illegal drugs.
The objective of the shuffling and relieving of officials is to enhance and improve the campaign against illegal drugs of the District. Most of the officials of the QCPD has been formerly involved and was reported for engaging in illegal drug activities and one of them has been annihilated on the buy-bust operation of the Regional Anti-Illegal Drug-Special Operation Task Group of the National Capital Region Police (RAID-SOTG-NCRPO), led by Chief Insp. Jose Joey Arandia at Pilot Drive last July 17, 2016.
The population of the people surrendered because of the involvement in illegal drugs is growing and the government is looking for the permanent solution for accommodating them to be rehabilitated. Philstar posted on that some of the training centers of the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) is converting into drug rehabilitation centers to accommodate them and will be provided skills training after their rehabilitation.