Suspected drug pusher falls in Batangas bust | Inquirer News

Suspected drug pusher falls in Batangas bust

By: - Correspondent / @dtmallarijrINQ
/ 10:24 AM February 23, 2022
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LUCENA CITY—A notorious drug pusher was arrested Tuesday in a buy-bust operation in San Jose town in Batangas province.

Anti-illegal drugs operatives collared Ruelito Bañez, 38, after selling around 11 p.m. a pack of shabu (crystal meth) to a police agent acting as a drug user in Barangay Poblacion 1, Batangas police reported Wednesday.

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The suspect had three sachets of shabu weighing 1.80 grams for distribution to his clients. The police also confiscated a motorcycle believed to have been used by Bañez in his illegal drug trade.

The police tagged the suspect as a “street-level” drug pusher in the locality.

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The suspect faces charges for violating the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.

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