Drug suspect caught

BACOLOD City – Police arrested a man in a drug buy-bust operation in Barangay Mambulac, Silay City, Negros Occidental.

The 38-year-old Rodolfo “Kadyo” Lamata was nabbed after he sold suspected shabu to an undercover officer for P7,000 around 10:50 a.m. on Wednesday, a police report showed.

Two sachets of suspected drugs weighing 5 grams valued at around P75,000 were recovered from Lamata, police said.

His cellphone was confiscated, too.

Lamata was detained in the Silay City police lockup facility, facing charges for violation of Republic Act 9165, or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002./PN


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