AN ESTIMATED P50,000 worth of suspected “shabu” or methamphetamine hydrochloride was seized in a drug bust conducted by personnel of Police Station 2 at Purok Sigay, Barangay 2, Bacolod City Tuesday afternoon, September 10.
The operation also led to the arrest of Janice Maniao and Jonel Mayang, both of Bacolod City.
Police Lieutenant Colonel Ariel Pico, spokesperson of Bacolod City Police Office, said the suspects were arrested after they sold a sachet of suspected shabu to a police undercover at about 2:30 p.m.
Police recovered from the suspects’ possession eight sachets of suspected shabu, and the marked money.
Pico said the suspects were under surveillance for almost a month before they were arrested.
He said the suspects are detained at the custodial facility of Police Station 2 and are facing charges for violation of Republic Act 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002. (MAP)