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Friday, January 11, 2013
AN ALLEGED drug pusher was arrested in a buy-bust operation in Isabela City, the capital of Basilan province, the police reported.
The suspect, identified as Jose Ma. Dayrit III, was arrested Thursday night by the City Anti-Illegal Drugs Special Operation Task Force (CAIDSOTF) operatives in Barangay La Piedad, Isabela City.
The suspect was arrested after he handed over a sachet of suspected shabu (methamphetamine) to an undercover policeman, the police said.
The CAIDSOTF operatives have confiscated from the suspects’ possession eight small-sized plastic sachets of suspected shabu, P400 marked money and ammunition for caliber .22 pistol, the police said.
A case for violation of Section 5 and 11 of the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002 is set to be filed against the suspect.
The police said Dayrit is included in the list of notorious drug pushers in Isabela City, Basilan province. (Bong Garcia/Sunnex)