KALIBO, Aklan – A 20-year-old high school student was arrested in a drug buy-bust operation in Banga, Aklan.
Police identified him as Randy Fulgencio of Purok 3, Kalibo, Aklan.
Fulgencio was caught after he allegedly sold illegal drugs to an undercover officer for P10,000 around 3 p.m. on Thursday.
When frisked, the suspect yielded nine more sachets of suspected shabu, a cellphone and drug paraphernalia, police said.
“Dinumog nila ako pagkahuli sa akin,” said Fulgencio. He denied he owns the illegal drugs seized from him.
According to police investigators, the suspect was put under surveillance for his illegal drug trade in Kalibo, Numancia, Boracay Island, and Banga.
Fulgencio was now detained in the custodial facility of the Banga municipal police station.
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)