Marijuana plants seized in M’bojoc

MARIBOJOC- Elementarys of the Philippine National Police in coordinator with the office of the Mayor, conducted early yesterday morning a clearing operation at barangay Pagnitoan, this town.

The raid resulted in the recovery of four potted full grown marijuana plants in the vicinity of the residence of one Nilo Mangala who is listed by the PNP as a drug personality.

Mangala, sensing the presence of the arresting officers and their companions, hurriedly rode on his motorcycle and headed for the direction of the Poblacion. At presstime, the police was in hot pursuit of the suspect.

The seized illegal plants are now under the custody of the Maribojoc PNP station and will be turned over to the Camp Dagohoy PNP Crime Laboratory for Examination.

The raiding team which operated at 6; 30 a.m., was composed by SPO3 Jose “Abrau” Arocha, acting chief of police, MLGOO Victor Lapez Jr. of the DILG, Maribojoc Tanod Chief Raymund Coloma, seven other police officers and seven barangay tanods.

Evasco Bares 7-point Agenda

MARIBOJOC – Newly-installed Mayor Leoncio “Boy” Evasco, jr. spelled out his administration’s seven-point agenda as he was sworn in as this town’s chief executive in a ceremony held last Thursday, June 27, 2007, last week at the sports and cultural center here.

Speaking before a mammoth crowd who witnessed the historic oath-taking rites, the clergyman-turned-politician stressed that livelihood tops his priority programs for the next three years.

Revival of arts and culture, sports development, effective waterworks system, mangrove plantation, planting of more trees, and public safety, peace and order comprise the new mayor’s core of his governance.