ILOILO City – Two suspected drug pushers were arrested in a police operation in Barangay Bakhaw, Mandurriao district, a police report showed.
The 28-year-old Brent Vasquez and 37-year-old Edward Alegrado, both residents of the village, were caught after they sold a sachet of suspected shabu to an undercover officer for P500, the report added.
Antidrug personnel of the Mandurriao police station staged the sting operation around 4:20 p.m. on Monday.
When frisked, another sachet of suspected shabu were recovered from the suspects.
They were detained in the lockup cell of the Mandurriao police station, facing charges for violation of Republic Act 9165, or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002./PN