Drug Test: 12 Cebu City Barangay Workers Found Positive

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    A total of 12 out of the 101 barangay garbage loaders, tanods, and garbage truck drivers from four barangays in Cebu City were found positive of drug use.

    The said barangay workers underwent the drug test Tuesday upon the recommendation of Cebu City Councilor Dave Tumulak, who is also the deputy mayor for police matters.

    Tumulak said he recommended the drug test so that barangay workers who will be cleared of drug use will get back their monthly allowance from the Cebu City government

    The 101 workers are from barangays Sambag I, Pahina Central, and Santa Cruz.

    Eight out of the 36 barangay workers from Samba I were found positive of drug use. Seven of them are garbage loaders while one is a barangay tanod.

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    In Pahina Central, 3 barangay tanods were found positive out of the 24 barangay workers who underwent the drug test.

    Out of the 25 barangay workers from Santa Cruz who underwent the drug test, only one garbage truck driver was found positive. – CebuHeadlines.com