ORMOC CITY-Agents from the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) together with the station drug enforcement team of Padre Burgos, Southern Leyte police arrested a government employee in a buy-bust operation on Thursday (March 2).

Arrested during the sting operation was Ramil Clarin, 41 and said to be employed at the municipal government of Padre Burgos.

Recovered from the possession of the suspect were two sachets containing the suspected prohibited drug.

The suspect has been charged for violation of RA 9165, the Comprehensive Law against Illegal Drugs of 2002, and is now detained at the locked-up cell of Padre Burgos municipal police station.