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Saturday, November 27, 2021
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Buy-bust nets P3.4M in shabu

NEGROS. The items seized from Emil Mariano after his arrest in a buy-bust operation in Barangay 2, San Carlos City, Negros Occidental Wednesday, October 27, 2021. (Contributed Photo)

OPERATIVES of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) and Philippine National Police (PNP) seized an estimated P3.4 million worth of shabu in a buy-bust operation they conducted in San Carlos City, Negros Occidental past noon Wednesday, October 27.

The operation also led to the arrest of Emil Mariano of Margarita Village in Barangay 2, San Carlos City, the PDEA said.

Initial investigation showed that Mariano was arrested after he sold a sachet of shabu to a poseur buyer.

Based on the reports received by PDEA, Mariano is a high-value individual.

Twenty-five plastic sachets of shabu weighing about 500 grams, P10,000 in cash, a sling bag and a motorcycle were recovered from Mariano after his arrest.

Mariano is now detained at San Carlos City Police Station and will face charges for illegal drug sale.


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