CHARGES have been filed before the Provincial Prosecutor's Office in Davao Oriental on Friday against suspected drug pushers arrested in Manay, Davao Oriental last June 18.

Facing charges for violation of the Republic Act 9165 or The Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002 are Felcor M. Diabakid, alias Doten and Bodi Maganyan, both residents of Sitio Kabak in Barangay Central in Manay.

The suspects, who are also facing charges for violation of the Illegal Possession of Firearms, were reported as notorious drug pushers operating in their municipality.

Personnel of the Davao Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) in coordination with the Manay Municipal Police Station arrested the suspects in a raid at Purok 18, SitioKabak in Barangay Central around 10 a.m.

The raiding team recovered around 60 grams of suspected shabu with a street value of P600,000, assorted drug paraphernalia and assorted firearms with live ammunitions inside the residence of the suspects.

The suspects are currently detained at Manay Police Station while the seized suspected illegal drugs were submitted to the Philippine National Police Provincial Crime Laboratory, Mati City, Davao Oriental for laboratory examination. (ICT)