• P102K worth of shabu seized
Three drug personalities were arrested during a buy-bust operation in Cebu on April 7, 2019 that also resulted in the seizure of suspected methamphetamine hydrochloride, or popularly known as shabu, worth P102,000.00.
Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Director General Aaron N. Aquino identified the suspects as Arnel Parba Lausa, alias Baba, Perla Gelig Manatad, and Kirby Mangyanes Almendras.
At around 2:30 PM, joint elements of PDEA Regional Office VII (PDEA ROVII) under the supervision of Director Wardley M. Getalla, and local police, conducted a buy-bust operation in Sitio Tahna, Barangay Tisa, Cebu City, Cebu.
Confiscated during the operation were 20 pieces of heat-sealed transparent plastic sachet containing suspected shabu, weighing more or less 15 grams with an estimated value of Php102,000.00.
A case for violation of Section 5 (Sale of Dangerous Drugs), Section 11 (Possession of Dangerous Drugs), Article II of Republic Act 9165, otherwise known as The Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002 will be filed against the suspect.