P1.8-M shabu seized in Bacolod

BACOLOD. Police recover P1.8 million worth of shabu in drug bust in Lumina Subdivision, Barangay Vista Alegre, Bacolod City on August 8, 2019. (Photo courtesy of Police Station 7)

AN ESTIMATED P1.8 million worth of shabu was seized in a drug bust in Lumina Subdivision, Barangay Vista Alegre, Bacolod City Thursday night, August 8.

The operation, conducted by operatives of Regional Drugs Enforcement Unit-Western Visayas and Police Station 7, also led to the arrest of Khalid Diacat, 18.

Police Lieutenant Colonel Ariel Pico, spokesperson of Bacolod City Police Office, said the suspect was arrested after he was caught selling shabu to a police undercover at 8:30 p.m.

Police recovered from Diacat's possession eight sachets of shabu, a sling bag, and P500 marked money.

Pico said the suspect was considered a high-value target in the area of Police Station 7.

The suspect is detained at the custodial facility of Police Station 7 and facing charges for violation of Republic Act 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.


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