Shabu Seized from 4 Suspects in Silay & Kabankalan Cities

Two drug suspects were arrested with P20,000 worth of shabu, at Carmela Subdivision main road in Barangay Guinhalaran in Silay City around 12:30 in the afternoon Friday.

Superintendent Willy Diel, Silay PNP chief, named the suspects as Joloey Lanasa Osainas, 25 years old, single of Sitio Dacutan Dacu in Barangay Mambulac, and Christian Paul Aleman Magbanua, 29 years old, of Doña Inrica in Barangay Zone 2 in Talisay City.

Policemen said they were conducting police operation due to a reported hold up incident in the area when they saw Osainas turning over suspected shabu to Magbanua.

They were subsequently arrested.

Confiscated from the two suspects were a big and two medium heat-sealed sachets of suspected shabu with market value of P20,000, and other drug paraphernalia, and one Cherry mobile C30 cellphone.

The suspects are detained and charged with violation of RA 9165.

IN KABANKALAN CITY, two drug suspects were also arrested by police operatives in a drug bust in Purok Sampaguita in Barangay Binicuil, Thursday afternoon.

Superintendent Rhea Santos, Kabankalan PNP chief, named the suspects as Caleb Dacuyan Carian, 40 years old, single, jobless of the place; and Edcar Lirazan Villalva, 39, married, jobless of Purok Malipayon also in the barangay.

SPO1 Rune Quirico Bandola, Intelligence PNCO led the arresting officers in coordination with PDEA-18.

Confiscated during the buy bust were, an elongated transparent plastic sachet of white crystalline substance of suspected shabu in exchange for P500 from Villalva.

Three more elongated and one small elongated sachets were confiscated by police operatives along with other drug paraphernalia. They also recovered P857 cash in different denominations.

The confiscated shabu has a market value worth P2,000.

The suspects are detained at the Kabankalan PNP jail.*(Cyrus M. Garde)