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Press Release PNP Commends Army Troops in Davao Oriental

March 21, 2012

MATI CITY, Davao Oriental Troops from 701st Infantry Brigade, led by its commander Col. Rey Leonardo Guerrero, were lauded after the successful uprootment of more or less 80 hills (fully grown) marijuana plants at Sitio Lumbong, Brgy. Tubaon, Tarragona, Davao Oriental. Fourteen (14) Army personnel, led by Cpt. Hector De Leon, were commended during the Closing Ceremony of CQB Training and Fun Shoot 2012 Awarding held last March 20, at Davao Oriental Police Provincial Office. During the awarding, Police Provincial Director P/SSupt. Perpetuo Macion commended the troops for their continuous support and cooperation with the Davao Oriental Police Provincial Office in peacekeeping and in pursuing a province not only insurgency free, but also clear from illegal drugs. According to Col. Guerrero, on March 15, the combined efforts of Davao Oriental PPO, 67thInfantry Battalion and 28th Infantry Battalion, both under 701st IB, in coordination with the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) R-XI, initiated the operation to eradicate the said marijuana plantation. Seized marijuana plants were immediately burned in public, headed by Board Member Nio Sotero Uy. In accordance to our Peace and Development Outreach Program (PDOP), we make sure that, together with the PNP and other agencies, genuine peace and development will be delivered to the communities, Col. Guerrero added. -ENDReleased by: CPT ROMEO A PUBLICO Public Affairs Officer 701st Infantry Brigade kagitingan_701@yahoo.com

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March 21, 2012

Davao Oriental Provincial Police Office guests, accompanied by P/SSupt. Perpetuo Macion, witnessed the burning of uprooted marijuana plants during the CQB Training Closing Ceremony on March 20, 2012.

Board member Nio Sotero Uy, representing the Provincial Governor Corazon Malanyaon, accompanied by PDEA Provincial Officer Neil Pabilona, led the burning of marijuana hills in public during its ceremonial burning on March 15, 2012.

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March 21, 2012

Cpt. Romeo Publico, representing the personnel of Philippine Army, involved in the uprooting of marijuana plants, joined Mr. Pabilona, Board member Nino S. Uy, Provincial Police Director Macion, and his deputy, P/Supt. Placido during the Fun Shoot Challenge 2012 Awarding and Ceremonial Burning/Disposal of marijuana hills 10AM of 20 March 2012.