TACLOBAN CITY- A 16-year old boy was arrested in a buy-bust operation by the personnel of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) in Hilongos town, Leyte on January 26.
Based on a report by PDEA Regional Director Edgar Jubay, the 16-year old boy was arrested with his companion, identified as Ipfhraim Ordeno, 22 and a resident of Barangay Lunang, Hilongos.
The PDEA elements conducted their buy-bust operation in Barangay Bantigue of said town at about 8:30 pm on Jan.26.
Confiscates from the suspects were 11 sachets of suspected shabu with an estimated street value of P5,000.
Ordeno and his 16-year old companion, who is a resident of Brgy. Daang Lungsod, Bato town, also in Leyte, were charged for selling and possession of prohibited drugs and now detained at the lock-up facility of the Hilongos municipal police station. (PR)