Crackdown on 300 cops trading drugs in Philippines

August 23, 2016 7:16 pm
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The Philippines’ national police chief disclosed Tuesday that about 300 police officers were found involved in the drugs trade during a violent campaign against drug lords and peddlers leading to the killing of 1900 people.

Nearly 700,000 drug users and drug peddlers have escaped the crackdown. The police chief has said that a large number of police officers were selling drugs and also involved in the manufacture and distribution of narcotics. The new president was voted to power promising to wipe out drugs from the Philippines.

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