‘Birada Semana’ nets 184 wanted persons

A total of 184 wanted persons were arrested in the 176 police operations in a week at Western Visayas.

The “Project Birada Semana” is an anti-criminality campaign of the Police Regional Office-6.

Lt. Col. Joem Malong, PRO-6 public information officer, said the weeklong initiative was conducted from February 22 to February 28.

On the campaign against wanted persons, 29 were arrested, while 66 drug personalities were collared in 52 operations.

The confiscated illegal drugs weighed 290.042 grams worth P1.9 million.

On the campaign against illegal gambling, 51 operations were conducted with 186 suspects arrested, while 23 explosives and 167 firearms were recovered and surrendered.

Brig. Gen. Rolando Miranda, PRO-6 director, commended all police units for their accomplishments.*