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Authorities arrest 8 drug suspects in consecutive buy bust operations

The Quezon City Police arrested three drug suspects during a buy bust operation in a residential area in Brgy. San Martin De Porres, Cubao.

The subject of the operation, suspect Bingo Arispe also known as “Palos”, a known drug pusher in the area, was arrested inside his home.

Melvin Tacuyan and Alexis Baniqued were also arrested in the middle of a pot session inside the said residence.

14 sachets of shabu and drugs paraphernalia were confiscated from the scene.

The accused will be facing charges in connection with violation of Republic Act 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.

Meanwhile, five individuals were also arrested in a separate drug buy bust operation in Brgy. Tejeros, Makati City.

One of the suspects, Jona Sobria is the target of the said operation.

30 grams of shabu with street value of Php 300,000 was confiscated from the said operation.

(with Emiecille A. Villanueva)

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