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A suspected drug pusher was arrested by personnel of the Ayala Police Station during a buy-bust operation at Zone 7, Barangay Ayala, this city, the other day.

Ayala Police Station commander Sr. Inspector Edilberto Alvarez identified the suspect as Joey Estrada y Bacatan, 28, married and a resident of the same place.

Alvarez said the police poseur-buyer engaged in an illegal drug transaction with the suspect and sold a small sized transparent sachet containing alleged shabu worth P400 at about 6:40 p.m. of Sunday.

Probers said during the transaction, the police immediately arrested the suspect.

The suspect and the confiscated items were brought to the police station for detention and safekeeping.

A case for violation of R.A. 9165, otherwise known as the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002, was forwarded to the city prosecutor’s office against the suspect.

By Eugene A. Lasprilla




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