PNoy orders relief of PDEA official

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Posted at Sep 17 2012 12:34 PM | Updated as of Sep 17 2012 08:34 PM

MANILA, Philippines - President Benigno Aquino III has ordered the relief of Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency deputy director general for operations Carlos Gadapan due to loss of confidence.

Asked to confirm the news, Presidential Spokesman Edwin Lacierda said in a text message: "Yes, we confirm that he has been relieved for loss of confidence."