MANKAYAN, Benguet – Thirteen suspected drug users in barangay Taneg voluntarily surrendered to barangay officials during an anti-drug symposium conducted at the barangay hall, here, over the weekend.
The anti-drug symposium was spearheaded by Punong Barangay Gilbert Caluten and combined police and military personnel which is part of the intensified anti-illegal drug campaign to curb the proliferation of prohibited drugs in the countryside.
The surrenderees signed a commitment that they will no longer be involved in the use of illegal drugs and that they signified their intention to be subjected to rehabilitation by the concerned authorities.
By Dexter A. See