Para sa kaligtasan ng bar examinees: MPD beefs up security in UST

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To secure the safety of all bar examinees, the Manila Police District (MPD) has beefed up its security around the vicinity of the University of Santo Tomas (UST).

The 2017 Bar Exams will be held in UST on all four Sundays of November.

MPD spokesperson Superintendent Edwin Margarejo said they have already deployed the Explosive and Ordnance Disposal (EOD) group around the UST campus.

A total of 7,227 law graduates are expected to take the Bar exams this year.

MPD Chief Supt. Joel Coronel earlier said a total of 775 policemen would be deployed in UST for the Bar examination.

Medical personnel from MPD Health Service will also be deployed for emergency cases.

Drinking and loud music will be prohibited during the duration of the Bar exams.