Police Regional Office 6 record shows as of September 26, 2016 there is 17,703 illegal drug surrenderee, 16,582 of which are users and 1,121 are pushers. This is distributed into the province of; Aklan 1,830, Antique 1,044, Capiz 5,277, Guimaras 632, Iloilo 6,692 and Iloilo City 2,228. This is the result of PRO6 massive house to house visitation.
Meanwhile, Project HVT/LVT resulted to the arrest of 864 drug personalities to which 693 are pushers and 171 users.
On the other hand, a total of 14 were killed after they opt to fight against police operatives during the conduct of police operations. This 14 were from; ICPO 6, IPPO 6, Guimaras 1 and 1 from Capiz.
PRO6 continuously intensifies campaign against illegal drugs by conducting activities such as “Sikad Kontra Droga”, Drug Awareness Campaign through symposium in different provinces in the region, creation of “Pulis sa Barangay”, (its main function is to closely monitor the activities of all drug personalities who voluntarily surrendered to the police whether he or she is undergoing rehabilitation or not) and distribution of INFO Kit.
PRO6 top cop Police Chief Superintendent Jose Gentiles urges the support of the public in waging the war against illegal drugs in Western Visayas. Any illegal drugs activities in your area kindly report to the nearest police station or through our INFOTEXT numbers 0949-883-3741 or 0917-594-3753, said Gentiles.