MANILA – The Bureau of Immigration (BI) on Monday reported the confiscation of devices, exciting objects, and gambling paraphernalia from detainees in a recent surprise raid by law enforcers in its warden facility in Taguig Metropolis.
BI Commissioner Jaime Morente said the raid became as soon as conducted on the early morning of February 4.
He said the operation became as soon as fragment of a series of random surprise inspections to be obvious that the BI warden facility stays drug-free and free from unlawful paraphernalia.
About a of the items confiscated had been capsules, laptops, cellphones, alcoholic beverages, kitchen knives, scissors, and tools equivalent to screwdrivers, hammers, and pliers.
“This shakedown is lengthy tiresome, as the final raid that we conducted finished a year ago. Such raids are also finished to be obvious that there’s no longer any special remedy in PDL,” the BI chief said in a press free up.
Other than warden facility’s administration, officers from the BI Intelligence Division as effectively as the BI Anti-Terrorist Group in coordination with the Philippine Nationwide Police Nationwide Capital Scheme Police Discipline of business (NCRPO) Intelligence Division, PNP Special Weapons and Ways (SWAT), and the NCRPO – Regional Cell Force Battalion (RMFB) conducted the raid.
“While the skill is now no longer a penal complex, the usage of devices is regulated. Gambling paraphernalia are now no longer allowed, and exciting objects are prohibited to forestall any untoward incidents,” said Morente.
The confiscated items had been accounted for and swiftly saved for safekeeping in the warden facility, at free of price up upon the owner’s deportation. (PNA)
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