P125,000 shabu seized in Banago

AN ESTIMATED P125,000 worth of shabu or methamphetamine hydrochloride was seized in a drug bust conducted by operatives of Police Station 3 in Purok Mahimulaton, Barangay Banago, Bacolod City, Sunday morning, August 11.

The operation also led to the arrest of Wilmar Lumanog, 30, of Barangay Banago; and Joshua Postejo, 30, of Barangay Taculing.

Police Lieutenant Colonel Ariel Pico, spokesperson of Bacolod City Police Office, said the suspects were arrested by police operatives, led by Police Major Ruel Culanag, after they sold a sachet of shabu to a police undercover at 3:45 a.m.

Recovered from the suspects’ possession were four sachets of shabu, the P500 marked money, and a coin purse containing P400.

The suspects are detained at the custodial facility of Police Station 3 and are facing charges for violation of Republic Act 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.


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