3 Silay ‘pushers’ busted

BACOLOD City – Three drug suspects were arrested in Barangay Lantad, Silay City, Negros Occidental.

They were identified as Barangay Mambulac, Silay City resident Nicky Lira, 27, and Barangay Lantad residents Arnold Federico, 47, and Justine Lumayno, 28, a police report showed.

They were caught after they sold a sachet of suspected shabu to an undercover police officer for P4,500 around 1:50 p.m. on Wednesday.

Four more sachets of suspected shabu were recovered from their possession.

The suspected drugs seized from the suspects were valued at P125,000, according to officers of the Silay City police station.

Drug paraphernalia and a cellphone were seized from the suspects, too.

They were detained in the Silay City police station, facing charges for violation of Republic Act 9165, or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002./PN


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