2 nabbed for shabu possession-A A +A
Sunday, October 6, 2013
THE police are readying the filing of charges against two persons arrested for possessing prohibited drugs in Zamboanga del Sur.
Set to be charged for violation of Republic Act 9165, otherwise known as the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002, are Rodel Lumapas, 28, and Jason Ruiles, 20, both residents of Bayabas village, Aurora, Zamboanga del Sur.
The police said the two were arrested around 11 a.m. Saturday in the village of Bayabas, Aurora town.
Before the arrest, the policemen were conducting election gun ban checkpoint when the suspects riding tandem in a motorcycle tried to evade the checkpoint.
The policemen chased and cornered the suspects along the barangay road of Bayabas and two heat-sealed plastic straw containing suspected shabu when found in their possession when inspected.
The suspects were detained while charges are set to be filed against them, the police said. (Bong Garcia)