The truth about Duterte’s war on drugs

The truth about Duterte’s war on drugs

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Duterte's war on drugs has increased the PNP arrest rate on drug related casesDuterte's war on drugs has increased the PNP arrest rate on drug related cases

Is Duterte’s war on drugs brutal?

Be the judge. Here’s the data since June 30, the day Duterte started working as President.

There are 136 deaths since June 30 (source: Inquirer’s Kill List).

Duterte's war on drugs has increased the PNP arrest rate on drug related cases
Duterte’s war on drugs has increased the PNP arrest rate on drug related cases

Now, here’s the PARTIAL count of drug personalities (pushers + users) who surrendered voluntarily. They are not arrested but given a chance to change, with the help of the government.

33 – Nueva  (source: Northbound)
1,595 – Various Bicol provinces, since June 30
200 – Cavite, 11 July (source: GMA7)
600 – Bataan, 8 July (source: MB)
200 – Palawan, 8-1 July
500 – Batangas, 8-10 July
70 – Cabuyao, Laguna 8-10 July
700 – Cavite, 9 July
4,000 – Tagum City, 9 July  (source: ABS-CBN)
283 – Cadiz, Roxas, 5 July (source: The Guardian)
110 – Tagbilaran, Bohol, 5 July (source: Bohol Chronicle)
281 – Guindulman, Bohol, 4 July (source: Bohol Chronicle)
102 – Jagna, Bohol, 3-4 July (source: Bohol Chronicle)
4 – Leyte, 4 July (source: GMA 7)
4 – Loay, Bohol, 4 July (source: Bohol Chronicle)
167 – Manila, 4 July (source: Inquirer)
34 – Maribojoc, 1-4 July (source: Bohol Chronicle)
31 – Guihulngan City, Negros Oriental, 1 July (source: Sun Star Cebu)
75 – Lapu-Lapu, 30 June (source: Inquirer)
9 – Mandate, 30 June (source: Inquirer)
6,000 – Soccsksargen, 30 June (source: Manila Times)
100 – Bacolod, 30 June (source: Interaksyon)

TOP DRUG PERSONALITIES WHO SURRENDERED

3 – Lapu-Lapu City, 10 July (Inquirer)

1 – Negros, 10 July (ABS-CBN)

1 – Vice Mayor Asistio III surrendered his brother, Caloocan City, 8 July (source: MB)

1 – Silay City, Negros, 8 July (source: Sunstar)

5 – Ormoc City, 4 July (source: DVM News Network)

2 Sons of Mayor Vincent Unite and Vice Mayor Violeta Unite of Ballesteros, Cagayan, surrendered voluntarily (source: Phil. Star)

1 – government employee who financed pushers surrendered, Cebu City, 7 July (source: Inquirer)

AND…

5 – active/retired police generals
2 – government officials
..who are allegedly coddling drug syndicates are named and currently investigated

P.S.

Roxas is better than Duterte because “146 of the 440 most wanted drug suspects were arrested in just 6 weeks!”
– Christina A. Astorga, former Professor and Chairperson of Ateneo de Manila

“Drug war spiraling out of control!”
– Manuel Diokno, chair of the Free Legal Assistance Group




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