By BiliranIsland.com Staff
Published 05:21 AM, December 12, 2020
Naval, Biliran— Three sachets containing white crystalline substance suspected to be shabu were recovered from a newly identified drug peddler during a buy bust operation conducted by the Provincial Drug Enforcement Team of Biliran Provincial Police Office and the Station Drug Enforcement Team about 10: 00 a.m. on Thursday (Dec 10) at Brgy. Santissimo Rosario here.
Naval Chief of Police Capt. Michael John Astorga identified the suspect as Mikoh Misa, 28, with live-in partner, jobless, and a resident of the said place.
Recovered from the possession of the suspect was one sachet containing white crystalline substance suspected to be shabu procured by an operative in the amount of P1000.
During body search in front of barangay officials and media, the police recovered from the suspects pocket two pcs. of P500 bills bearing serial numbers DZ373257 and GT132509, which were the mark money used in the operation. Several meters away from the suspect the police found a folded paper that when opened yields two sachets containing white crystalline substance suspected to be shabu with an estimated value of P2000.
The suspect denied owning the illegal item recovered from him. He accused the policeman of planting these evidences to him. He said that he has no money because he has no job and the folded paper found near him was thrown by him when one of the policemen allegedly put this inside his pocket.
But the police denied all the accusations of the suspect towards them.
Charges of violation of RA 9165 the Comprehensive Law against Illegal Drugs in 2002 are being readied by the arresting police against the suspect who is presently detained at the lockup cell of Naval Police Station. – BiliranIsland.com