MANILA – A police officer is now in hot water after he tested positive for shabu use in a surprise drug test for police officers attending a finance course at the headquarters of the National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) in Camp Bagong Diwa, Taguig City.
Philippine National Police chief Gen. Debold Sinas, in a press conference Monday, said the urine sample of M/Sgt. Leonardo Mariano Jr. also tested positive during the confirmatory test conducted by the personnel of the PNP Crime Laboratory.
Sinas added that the official result of the drug test will be forwarded to the NCRPO Internal Affairs Service for proper action.
Mariano was among the 74 policemen who attended the training in Camp Bagong Diwa on Dec. 11.
All attendees were subjected to a mandatory drug test and yielded negative results except for Mariano, Sinas said. (PNA)