BACOLOD City – Two persons were arrested in a buy-bust operation in Barangay Binicuil, Kabankalan City, Negros Occidental.
Nine sachets of suspected shabu valued around P10,000 were seized from 29-year-old resident Alvin Erillo and 36-year-old resident Alkien Lobrique, a police report showed.
Police officers staged an entrapment operation which led to the arrest of the suspects around 10:55 p.m. on Friday.
Aside from suspected shabu, a total of P6,515 cash, a P500 marked money and a cellphone were recovered from them, the report added.
The suspects were detained in the lockup facility of the Kabankalan City police station, facing charges for violation of Republic Act 9165, or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002./PN