ILOILO City – Three individuals were arrested in an antidrug operation in Barangay Sta. Cruz, Arevalo district, a police report showed.
They were the 32-year-old Kenneth Nonato of Barangay Bonifacio, Arevalo and Barangay Sta. Cruz residents John Salmingo, 44 and John Paul Salmingo, 25, a police report showed.
The suspects were caught around 6 p.m. on Wednesday after they sold a sachet of shabu to an undercover police officer for P600.
When frisked, three more sachets containing the same substance were seized from the suspects, who were detained in the lockup cell of the Arevalo police station.
They were facing charges for violation of Republic Act 9165, or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002./PN