Bohol cops seize P3.74M in meth during buy-bust
TAGBILARAN CITY—Police seized some P3.74 million worth of shabu, or crystal meth, from a company driver in Dauis town on Wednesday (Aug. 12).
Carlos Butal Lamanilao, 43, a resident of San Isidro village, San Miguel town, was arrested in a buy-bust operation around 11:30 a.m., said Capt. Gereon Item, head of the Bohol police’s intelligence branch.
Item said Lamanilao, who works as a driver for a food product company based in San Miguel town, had been under surveillance for three weeks after police learned of his involvement in drugs.
The buy-bust operation was conducted by the joint members of the Bohol police’s intelligence and drug enforcement units and the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Bohol.
Lamanilao will be charged with violating the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act.
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