High school student held for shabu in Bohol buy-bust

By: - Correspondent / @leoudtohanINQ
/ 11:53 AM January 26, 2019

olice arrested 18 year-old James Maniwang in a buy-bust operation in Barangay Booy, Tagbilaran City, Bohol on Saturday morning, Jan. 26. Photo courtesy: Kag. Clement Lofranco Ingking (Contributed photos)

TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol—A high school student was arrested in a buy-bust operation in this city on Saturday.

James Maniwang, 18, a resident of Peñaflor St., Barangay Booy, Tagbilaran City, was arrested after he allegedly sold shabu worth P3,500 to undercover police during a buy-bust operation led by the City Drug Enforcement Unit near his residence at 12:30 a.m. Saturday.


Seized from Maniwang were five large packs of suspected shabu which weighed 128 grams with an estimated value of P870,000.

Police said Maniwang was a newly identified “high-value target.”


Police will file charges for violation of the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act against the student./lzb

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