QC police nab P1-M shabu in Novaliches buy-bust operation
Authorities have seized about P1 million worth of shabu and arrested two drug suspects in a buy-bust operation in Novaliches, Quezon City.
Quezon City Police District (QCPD) director Chief Superintendent Guillermo Eleazar identified the suspects as Bawe Sarip, 27, whom he described as a “known drug peddler,” and Reginaldo Cadag, 33, an alleged cohort.
Eleazar said Sarip and Cadag were arrested about 5 p.m. on Wednesday, January 10, during an operation by the Novaliches Police Station under Supt. Carlito Grijaldo in coordination with the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA).
“An undercover operative posed as buyer and bought P20,000.00 worth of shabu from the suspects. At the given pre-arranged signal, other operatives positioned near the area arrested the suspects,” Eleazar said in a statement on Thursday.
“Seized from them were a sling bag containing 26 plastic sachets of approximately 200 grams of shabu and the buy-bust money,” the QCPD chief said.
Sarip and Cadag were charged with violation of Republic Act No. 9165, or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002, Eleazar said.
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