Suspect yields P200-K shabu in Butuan buy-bust

HIGH-VALUE TARGET. Drug suspect Rocky Dumanon, alias Carlo Plaza (left, in white shirt) is arrested in a buy-bust on Tuesday evening in Purok 2, Barangay Banza, Butuan City. Anti-drug operatives seized from the suspect 50 grams of shabu worth PHP200,000. (Photo courtesy of PDEA-13)

BUTUAN CITY – A high-value target has been arrested in a buy-bust by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) 13 (Caraga) here.

In a statement Wednesday, the PDEA-13 identified the suspect as Rocky Dumanon, alias Carlo Plaza.

The suspect was arrested Tuesday at around 8:35 p.m. in Purok 2, Barangay Banza.

Seized was a transparent plastic sachet of shabu weighing around 50 grams with an estimated value of PHP200,000.

Dumanon has been the subject of surveillance by PDEA and police operatives in the past weeks.

The suspect, now under the custody of PDEA-13, will be charged with the violation of Section 5, Article II of Republic Act 9165, or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002. (PNA)

Source: Business Diary Philippines

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