Drug suspect nabbed in Masantol

A SUSPECTED drug pusher was arrested by local authorities here during a drug bust in Barangay San Isidro Matua, Masantol town.

This town’s chief of police Major Elias Tait identified the suspect with his alias “Totela”, 44, a resident of Sitio Talba in the same village.

Tait said the suspect is included in the town’s list of surrenderers under Oplan Tokhang, and was arrested within the period allowed for a drug-cleared municipality.

Confiscated from alias “Totela” was a sachet of suspected methamphetamine hydrochloride (shabu) and the marked money used in the operation.

The suspect, who is under the custody of the local police, is facing charges for violation of Republic Act 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drug Act.


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