Officers from the Ministry of Justice together with Justice Minister Raynold Oilouch (2nd from left) during the mandatory drug test at the Belau Medical Clinic. (Contributed Photo)

The first batch of officers and leaders from the Ministry of Justice (MOJ) tested negative for illegal drugs during the first mandatory drug test conducted this year at the Belau Medical Clinic on November 29.

Sixteen officers including Vice President Raynold Oilouch participated in the drug test that is part of the government’s crackdown on illegal drugs.

The MOJ will schedule further drug tests for the rest of its personnel which will be conducted by batch of 20.

A total of 138 personnel from the MOJ are expected to undergo the test for this year. (Rhealyn C. Pojas)