TWO students were nabbed for possession of 23 plastic sachets of suspected dried marijuana leaves during a buy-bust operation in Marikina City.
Reports from Marikina Police Station said suspects Cesario Caparas, 19, of Bgy San Roque and a 17-year- old boy, of Bgy. Fortune, were arrested in a buy-bust operation by Station Drug Enforcement Unit (SDEU) led by its chief, Insp. Greco Gonzales at 18-B Sta. Ana St., Bgy. San Roque at 6 p.m.
Prior to the arrest, the suspects transacted with the police and agreed to meet in said area.
When the suspects handed the illegal drugs in exchange for P1,000 to a poseur-buyer, they were arrested.
Police recovered 23 plastic sachets (zip lock) of dried marijuana leaves.
The suspects are facing charges for violation of Sec. 5 and Sec. 11 Art. 2, RA 9165.