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2 brothers arrested in Cebu drug bust

By: - Senior Reporter / @adorCDN
/ 11:29 AM February 14, 2017

CEBU CITY – Agents of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Central Visayas (PDEA-7) arrested two brothers in a drug bust in Barangay (village) Poblacion, Cordova town on Mactan Island, Cebu past midnight on Tuesday.

Brothers Reynaldo and Jerome Espra did not resist arrest, said PDEA-7 spokesperson Leia Albiar.

Seized from the suspects were 11 packs of shabu worth P165,000.

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Reynaldo, 49, admitted that he sold illegal drugs for a living and supplied shabu to 23 villages in Cordova.

His brother Jerome, 31, refused to issue any statement to the media.

Charges for violating Republic Act 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002, particularly for selling prohibited drugs, will be filed against the two suspects at the prosecutor’s office.

The offense is non-bailable. CDG/rga

TAGS: arrest, Cebu, Drugs, Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency
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