‘Pusher’ caught in drug bust

BORACAY – A construction foreman was arrested in a drug buy-bust operation in this world-famous island.

Police identified him as 42-year-old Samuel Jumauid Sr. of Aganan, Pavia, Iloilo.

Jumauid – who temporarily resides in Barangay Yapak, Boracay Island – was caught after he sold suspected illegal drugs to an undercover officer for P2,200 around 11 p.m. on June 17.

When frisked, he yielded 20 more sachets of suspected shabu.

Mga limang taon na ako sa Boracay. Bago lang ako nagtitinda ng shabu, mga dalawang buwan. Sa isang bulto ang kuha ko sa supplier, mga P18,000. Nagpapatong ako ng P200 sa bawat maliit na sachet, depende sa laki,” the suspect said.

Jumauid was detained in the lockup cell of Malay municipal police station but was later brought to Iloilo City for drug testing.

Charges for violation of Republic Act 9165, or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002 will be filed against him. (With a report from Akean Forum/PN


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