NCRPO Wants Random Bag, Locker Inspections in Schools; Sec. Briones Opposes

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National Capitol Region Police Office (NCRPO) director Chief Superintendent Guillermo Eleazar on Wednesday proposed to implement random bag and locker inspections in schools. According to a report by GMA News’ Tina Panganiban Perez on Balitanghali, Eleazar made the proposal to nip the country’s drug problem in the bud. He said that the 44,000 drug suspects arrested and the 234,000 who surrendered to authorities in the past 23 months are proof of the large scale of the drug problem in the Philippines. Implementing the surprise inspections will help prevent the youth…