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6 held for drugs in Pandacan

  • Written by Itchie Cabayan
  • Published in Metro
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SIX persons, including a woman, were arrested by the Manila Police District (MPD) during an anti-illegal drugs operation in Pandacan, Manila, yesterday.

Now facing drug charges are Jesus Manlangit, 35, of 1901-K Int. 22, Zamora St., Pandacan; Angelita Generalia, 36, of 1427 Ilang-Ilang St., Pandacan; Jason Gabat, 37, of 136 Building 5, Bagong Barangay Housing Project, Zamora St., Pandacan; Jojo Laurente 34, of 1467 Int. 23 Gomez St., Paco, Manila; Rasty Gimpaya, 22, of Block 34, Lot 19, Cristobal St., Paco; and Roven James Bautista, 24, of 2165B Pres. Quirino Avenue, Pandacan.
Police said the operation was conducted at around 9:30 p.m. on Interior 22, Zamora Street.
Prior to it, police received information that drugs are being sold in the area openly so a buy-bust operation was conducted by Station 10 operatives.
The suspects were arrested. Police recovered from them six plastic sachets containing shabu.