Thursday August 16, 2018

2 persons arrested in Talisay drug bust


TWO suspected drug personalities were caught at 5:45 a.m. Thursday, May 17, in Sitio Tunga, Barangay Tangke, Talisay City, Cebu.

Suspects Jibreb Daan Mabanag, 28, and Agapito Dabasol Pepito, 19, yielded 37.6 grams of shabu (methamphetamine hydrochloride) to the operatives of Cebu Provincial Police Office's Provincial Intelligence Branch (PIB) and Provincial Drug Enforcement Unit (PDEU) led by Superintendent Rene Kyamko and Superintendent Mario Baquiran.

The contraband has a Dangerous Drugs Board value of P443,680.

Kyamko, the PIB chief, identified Mabanag as a pusher and the target of the drug bust. Pepito was caught in possession of illegal drugs and drug paraphernalia.

Suspects will be charged with violation of Republic Act (RA) 9165, or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.

Selling dangerous drugs is a non-bailable offense under RA 9165. (KAL/SunStar Cebu)