Volunteer Use His Frontliner ID to Sell Illegal Drugs in Manila Got Arrested
MANILA – A barangay volunteer got arrested after caught selling illegal drugs called ‘shabu’ and allegedly use his frontliner ID for exemption.
According to information provided by Police Captain Philipp Ines, spokesman for Manila Police District Station 4, the suspect was identified as Hajib Cayandatu, 24, a tricycle driver who is a resident of Quiapo. The arrest takes place in Barangay 445, Zone 44 in Sampaloc on Tuesday.
Based on the report of Jonathan Andal in his twitter, authorities received information about the shabu sale in Sampaloc. Cayandatu allegedly used his ID to go free to Sampaloc and sell illegal drugs, according to police.
During the operation, the authorities recovered eight pack containing suspected shabu worth P272,000, a black pouch, and buy-bust money of P500 from the suspect. The suspect will be arraigned on charges of violating Section 5 (Selling of Dangerous Drugs) and Section 11 (Possession of Dangerous Drugs), Art II of Republic Act No. 9165. Cayandatu is now in MPD Station 4 custody.
Earlier this month, there are lots of reports selling of illegal drugs throughout the country despite the strict implementation of enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) and lockdown. Authorities seized millions worth of illegal drugs such as shabu and marijuana.
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