A MAN was arrested after he yielded P50,000 worth of illegal drugs in a drug bust at Zone 1, Barangay Looc in Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental on Saturday.
Police identified the suspect as Christopher Cagas, 24, of Sitio Canday-ong, Barangay Calindagan, who is detained at the city police’s custodial facility.
The operation was conducted by the Provincial Anti-Illegal Drugs Special Operations Task Group (PAIDSOTG) with the Special Operations Group, Provincial Public Safety Company, and Dumaguete City Police Station in coordination with the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency-Negros Island Region.
Cagas sold methamphetamine hydrochloride, locally known as "shabu," to a police agent for P500.
Police also recovered from Cagas a big sachet of suspected "shabu" weighing five grams with an estimated value of P50,000.