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5 pushers yield P250-K shabu in Batangas

  • Written by Alfred Dalizon
  • Published in Provincial
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FIVE notorious drug personalities in Calabarzon region were arrested by agents of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency during an entrapment operation in San Pascual, Batangas which led to the confiscation of 50 grams of shabu worth P250,000, PDEA Director General Isidro S. Lapeña said yesterday.

Lapeña identified the suspects as Sonny Quijano, 33, Andronico Cuevas, 35, Jessie Paras, 36, Rodeneil Martin, 20, and Jhoed Arago, 19, all of San Pascual.

The five, who were arrested by members of the PDEA Regional Office 4-A headed by Director Jigger Montallana, are facing charges for violation of Section 5, Article II of RA 9165.