ORMOC CITY– An alleged drug den maintainer and two others were arrested during an anti-drug operation in Hilongos, Leyte on Saturday (August 12) at about 4 am.

Arrested were Jimmy Sambayon and his cohorts, Nicolas Diez and Apolinario Fortaleza during a raid conducted by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) in District 1, sitio North Felominian, Barangay Central Poblacion in the said town.

PDEA Regional Director Gil Pabilona said seized from the suspects were alleged shabu with a commercial value of P136,000 weighing 20 grams and several drug paraphernalias.
The three, who are detained at the Hilongos lock-up facility, were charged for selling and possession of illegal drugs under RA 9165, the Comprehensive Law against Illegal Drugs.