AN ESTIMATED P408,000 worth of shabu or methamphetamine hydrochloride was seized in joint operation of Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA)-Negros Occidental and Police Station 2 in Purok Ylac, Barangay 1, Bacolod City on Friday, April 23, 2021.

The operation also led to the arrest of Jobel Anacan, while her partner Edlyn Liboon, evaded arrest.

Police Lieutenant Ma. Liberty Indiape, spokesperson of Bacolod City Police Office (BCO), said Anacan was arrested after she sold a sachet of shabu to a police undercover around 11:25 p.m.

Her partner, Liboon, managed to escape after sensing that they were dealing with a policeman.

Police recovered from Anacan’s possession seven sachets of shabu weighing 60 grams and the P300 marked money.

The suspect was detained at the custodial facility of PDEA-Negros Occidental and faced charges for violation of Republic Act 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.