10 suspects nabbed in Makati buy-bust

MANILA, Philippines — Ten drug suspects landed in jail after police officers seized from them almost 100 sachets of crystal meth, locally known as shabu, valued at P29,100, during a buy-bust operation at the Manila South Cemetery on Friday evening.

Operatives of Drug Enforcement Unit of the Makati City Police Station, led by Lt. Jeson Vigilla conducted the buy-bust operation in Barangay Valenzuela at 8:15 p.m.


Police arrested Jay Datul, 36; Rolan lindaya, 38; Albert Modanza, 36; Blenn Ocampo, 27; Hazel Sia, 30; Jay-ar Peñaloso, 39; Edgardo Olivar, 54; Nicolas Tabones Rodil, 49; Mark Gonzales, 28; and Richard Olario, 35.

The suspects were collared after an undercover police officer bought P500 worth of shabu from the suspects.


However, another suspect, Bienvenido Coronel, was able to escape.

(Editor: Alexander T. Magno)

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