Manila “Drug Queen” Named By Manila Police District Chief
MANILA DRUG QUEEN – The infamous “drug queen” that was said to be selling contraband drugs has been named by the Manila Police District (MPD) Chief Brig. Gen. Vicente Danao Jr.
The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) had previously said that the “drug queen” was a politician. She also had strong connections in the local government and the Philippine National Police (PNP), they added.
Danao had named the drug queen as Guia Gomez Castro. He added that she was an official in Barangay Sampaloc.
According to Inquirer, Danao said that Castro was a barangay chair in Sampaloc. However, Castro already went into hiding.
In a statement, Danao spotlighted that on July 10, 2018, the Manila Barangay Bureau made a resolution to appoint Antonio Calima as barangay chair. He would then replace Guia Gomez Castro.
He then stated that Castro was a “priority target” of the MPD’s campaign against illegal drugs. In a a press conference, NCRPO chief Maj.Gen Eleazar stated that Castro was won the polls in the brgy. but didn’t take her oath.
Eleazar stated that in last year’s election, Castro won, however, she ran away. Because of this, Castro was not able to take her oath as the new brgy. chairwoman.
He then stated that even though Castro ran away, her husband could still be in the country. Castro’s husband was identified as a certain Dennis Castro.
According to the article by Inquirer, Eleazar had said the her husband was also a former brgy. chairman. Aside from this, Eleazar then added that Dennis is also involved with the “drug queen’s” group.
“Initially, it was reported that he went abroad but we received news that he is now in the Philippines”, the NCRPO chief added. He then said that they have gotten information that Dennis came from Canada or the US.
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