GOVERNMENT CENTER, PALO,Leyte- Anti-drug elements of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) RO8-SPO and Catbalogan CPS arrested a drug personality during the conduct of a buy-bust operation in Barangay Maulong, Catbalogan City on March 9, 2019 at around 10:35 am.
In a report submitted to PDEA Director General Aaron N. Aquino, elements of PDEA RO8-SPO under Director Edgar T. Jubay together with Catbalogan CPS identified the suspect as Efren Lim,28,single, sales agent and resident of Brgy 4 of said city, and Nancy Montilla,35, married, jobless, resident of Sto. Nino Extension, Brgy 6, Tacloban City.
Purchased and confiscated during the said operation were two pieces heat-sealed transparent plastic sachet containing white crystalline substance suspected to be shabu weighing more or less 0.14 grams with an estimated market value of P1,000.
The suspect will be facing charges for violation of Section 5 (Sale of Dangerous Drugs) and Section 11 (Possession of Dangerous Drugs), Article II of RA 9165 and is now temporarily detained at Catbalogan CPS Lock-up Facility.(PR)