P.5M drugs seized; girl, mom nabbed

MORE than half a million worth of illegal drugs were seized from three suspected drug pushers, including a mother and her daughter in barangays Tisa and Duljo-Fatima yesterday.

The drug enforcement unit of the Mambaling Police Station caught Maribel Togino, 55, and Maribel Mancao, 36, during a drug bust in Sitio Mansanitas, Barangay Duljo-Fatima.

Seized from them were 73 small sachets of shabu and three medium ones.

It weighed 20 grams with a Dangerous Drugs Board (DDB) value of P240,000.

Anti-drug operatives from the City Drug Enforcement Unit (CDEU) of the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) also arrested 20-year-old Eston Taboada in Sitio Mangga, Tisa.

Authorities acted on complaints of the drug trade in the area. Shabu with an estimated Dangerous Drugs Board (DDB) value of P295,000 was confiscated from him.

They were part of the 60 personalities caught during the Oplan Pokemon or One Time Big Time of the CCPO yesterday.

They will be facing charges for violation of RA 9165. (JOB)
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