TACLOBAN

Another teacher nabbed over 'shabu' in Tacloban

Photo from PDEA-Eastern Visayas' Facebook page

ANOTHER public high school teacher was arrested over alleged illegal drugs in Barangay 59, Picas, Tacloban City Thursday afternoon, February 18, 2021.

Elements of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA)-Eastern Visayas identified the suspect as Christopher Hilaria, who has been listed as a high-value target.

Authorities confiscated during the buy-bust operation six sachets containing substance believed to be shabu weighing 0.4113 gram and two empty sachets.

The drug items have an estimated market value of P2,796, PDEA said in the report.

Hilaria will be facing charges for violation of Republic Act 9165, otherwise known as the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.

The suspect is the third public high school teacher arrested over alleged illegal drugs in Tacloban this year. (SunStar Philippines)


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