A SUSPECTED drug pusher and six others were arrested in a drug bust conducted by personnel of City Anti-Illegal Drugs Special Operation Task Group (CAIDSOTG) at Purok Narra Baybay, Barangay 8, Bacolod City Tuesday morning.

Police identified the suspects as Armando Diola, 39, of Barangay 8, Rodel Paragat, 30, of Purok Malinong, Barangay Tangub, Roy Cabrillos, 39, of Barangay Pahanocoy, Angelo Diola, 38, of Barangay 8, Mukzzhin Mamarinta, 24, of Barangay 6, all in Bacolod City; Resty Luces, 39, of Barangay 7, and Michael Octaviano, 30, both of Victorias City.

Senior Insp. Jerick Filosofo, head of CAIDSOTG, said Armando sold a plastic sachet of suspected shabu to a police poseur-buyer inside his house.

Police recovered from Armando's possession two big plastic sachets of suspected shabu, P325 in cash, and drug paraphernalia.

Filosofo said Armando's companions were arrested for visiting a drug den.

The suspects are detained at the lock-up cell of Police Station 2 and are facing charges.(MAP)