ORMOC CITY-An alleged drug den was dismantled by the elements of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency(PDEA) and the provincial police’s drug enforcement unit in Calbayog City on Saturday (Nov. 26).

The operation also resulted in the arrest of four individuals, including the alleged maintainer of the drug den in Purok 2 of Barangay Bagacay in the said city.

PDEA 8 Regional Director Edgar Jubay identified the arrested suspects as Elmo Valuis, the illegal drug maintainer, 49; Susan Senilla,48; John Edsel Valuis, 25; and Edilberto Senilla, 26.

Jubay said one of the companions of the suspects, identified as Boknoy Tambis managed to elude arrest.

Both Valuis and Senilla are listed in the drug watch list of PDEA as high-value targets.
PDEA recovered five sachets containing the illegal drug weighing 15 grams with a commercial value of P102,000.

Charges of violations of RA 9165, the Comprehensive Law against Illegal Drugs of 2002 are being readied by the PDEA against the arrested suspect including the one who eluded arrest.