DAUIS, Bohol – A composite team of Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency and Criminal Investigation and Detection Group have raided the house of the suspected lady allegedly involved in illegal drugs yesterday morning in barangay Bingag of this town. PDEA agent Ma. Chona Egam confirmed this in exclusive interview by Bohol News Today hours after the raid. The authorities brought to Camp Dagohoy the suspect identified as one Rosalinda Araceli Tecson for questioning. Egam said that confiscated from the suspect’s possession were six packs/sachets containing crystalline substances believed to be “shabu.”
She added that the items or substances have to undergo a laboratory test before these can be declared as “shabu” or illegal. PDEA said that the raid was conducted by virtue of a search warrant issued by Judge Jennifer Marcos. It will be recalled that despite concerted efforts to curb it, illegal drugs issue is becoming a very serious problem facing the province.
The seriousness of the illegal substance posted 29% (very serious) based on the respondents interviewed by Bohol Poll. This is much higher than 15% (very serious) in 2014. Only 8% said it is very serious in 2011, 2012 and 2013.
The latest survey that took place on March 26 to April 17 showed that 28% said it is not serious and 18% “not a problem at all” and 30% said it’s “somewhat serious.”
Tagbilaran city posted the highest with 52% (“very serious;”) “somewhat serious,” 29%; not serious, 13%; and “not a problem at all,” 6%.
First district had “very serious,” 24%; “somewhat serious,” 29%; “not serious,” 28%; and “not a problem at all,”18%.
Second disctrict: very serious, 32%; somewhat serious, 31%; not serius, 28%; and not a problem at all, 9%. Third district had very serious, 31%; somewhat serious, 29%; Not serious, 31%; and not a problem at all, 8%.
In urban areas: very serious posted 41%; somewhat serious, 36%; not serious, 16; and not a problem at all, 5%. In rural: very serious, 24%; somewhat serious, 27%; not serious, 34%; and not a problem at all, 14%, Bohol Poll said.
Bohol Poll launched by Holy Name University (HNU) Research Center on March 26 to April 17, 2015 was presented Tuesday held at the university high school audio-visual hall attended by different representatives of government agencies, business, city and provincial governments.
Bohol Poll which has been reporting since 1997 conducted interviews with 400 respondents, 100 for each district and a separate 100 in this city. (rvo)