Drug bureau nabs 2 suspects in Bukidnon-A A +A
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
TWO suspected drug pushers were arrested by anti-narcotics agents in a buy-bust operation on Saturday in Malaybalay City, Bukidnon.
Arrested were Aley Postrano alias Ali, 38, a resident of Purok 2, Barangay 9, and Jerald L. Sinagao alias Jekoy, 18, of Bundok Tralala Purok 5, Barangay 9, all in Malaybalay City.
Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Regional Director Emerson Margate said the two suspects were arrested after selling a suspected shabu to undercover PDEA agents who posted as poseur-buyer.
Confiscated from the two suspects were eight pieces of heat-sealed transparent plastic sachets of believed to be shabu in different sizes weighing .5 grams worth P5,000.
The suspects are now temporarily detained at the detention facility of PDEA pending the filing of appropriate charges for violation of Republic Act 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.
Published in the Sun.Star Cagayan de Oro newspaper on February 27, 2013.