Senator Bam Aquino desires the Department of Education (DepEd) to make sure that the Philippine National Police (PNP) is not going to get maintain of the results of the random drug testing of students in non-public and public colleges.
He stated the DepEd, because the lead company within the random drug testing of students, must fulfill its promise to “keep confidential” its results to guard them from police abuse.
“Hindi nila dapat hayaang mapunta ito sa kamay ng PNP upang hindi magamit laban sa ating mga kabataan,” Aquino stated.
“Kung makukuha ng PNP ang listahang ito, maaari itong maabuso ng mga tiwaling pulis at gamitin sa panggigipit,” he stated.
He added, “Ayaw nating magkaroon ng isa pang kaso na may mamamatay na estudyante sa ating bayan.”
During the listening to for DepEd 2018 finances, Sec. Leonor Briones assured lawmakers that the results of the random drug testing will stay confidential and won’t outcome within the submitting of charges towards minors who will be discovered optimistic for unlawful medicine.