The Philippine National Police (PNP) in Iguig town assured the 19 illegal drug surrenderers
under the PNP's 'Oplan Tokhang' that there is still life after drugs should they completed the community-based rehabilitation program (CBRP).
The command continues to process surrenderers
and will not stop exerting effort in reaching out to those who are having second thoughts to surrender," said Lt.
Several of them were drug surrenderers
or their relatives.
This is to determine if the surrenderer
is no longer using drugs because if he still does, the treatment will not be effective, Cuachon said.
While on community rehabilitation, the drug surrenderer
will undergo 3 random drug tests.
Meca said there are 7,221 drug surrenderers
in the province and 3,625 of them are already considered reformists.
borrowed at these low rates and invested in Treasury bills at 7 to 8 percent.
reportedly gave up after hearing word of the P20,000-bounty for every NPA killed, which was announced by President Rodrigo Duterte.
John Bulalacao the number of drug surrenderers
continues to rise because of 'Oplan Tokhang (knock and plead).
The Department of Health (DOH) here trained local government health workers in screening and assessing drug surrenderers
, especially the youth profiled by the Philippine National Police (PNP).
The activity, which was participated in by PNP personnel, non-government organizations and civilians, was in support to the various wellness and recovery programs of the drug surrenderers
," Sermonia said.
According to Manangquil, the surrenderers
will be listed in the Comprehensive Local Integration Program and will be given financial and livelihood assistance.