An official of the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology tested positive in a random drug test conducted during the implementation of Coplan Durian Wall inside the Maa City Jail in Davao City Saturday, February 23.
The BJMP officer is identified as Chief Inspector Roman Hernandez Correction, Provincial Jail Administrator- Davao del Sur.
Aside from Hernandez, nine inmates also tested positive from the drug test.
Almost a thousand personnel from the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency, the Philippine National Police, the Armed Forces of the Philippines, Criminal Investigation and Detection Group, and the Philippine Coast Guard conducted the surprise raid in the said jail facility around three in the morning Saturday.
The search and seizure operation led to the confiscation of various drug paraphernelia and other illegal contrabands.
Search and seizure operation still ongoing as of this writing.