MANILA — The Manila Police District (MPD) conducted a surprise drug testing initiative at the MPD Headquarters on Monday, 04 September 2023.

According to PIO Chief Major Philip Inez, approximately 100 police personnel participated in the mandatory drug screening.

This move comes in the wake of a recent incident where a police chief in Mandaluyong was relieved of duty after testing positive for substances, including crystal meth (shabu) and marijuana.

As of the time of this report, the results of the drug tests conducted on police personnel at the MPD Headquarters have not yet been disclosed. (BENJAMIN CUARESMA/ai/mnm)