RDEU-6 seizes P900K worth of ‘shabu’

The P900,000 worth of suspected shabu seized in a buy-bust at Barangay 3, Bacolod City Sunday. (Police Station 2 photo)

By: Glazyl Y. Masculino

BACOLOD City – An estimated P900,000 worth of suspected shabu were seized in a buy-bust at Barangay 3 here last Sunday.

The operation also led to the arrest of two suspected drug peddlers, Joemarie Fortuna, and John Niel Ongada.

In a text message, Police Colonel Henry Biñas, director of Bacolod City Police Office (BCPO), said the operation was led by the Regional Drug Enforcement Unit (RDEU), in coordination with the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA)-6 and Police Station 2 around 9:30 p.m.

Authorities confiscated from the two suspects 11 sachets of suspected shabu.

Police Captain Leo Estopa, head of Police Station 2, said Fortuna and Ongada are high value targets.

The two suspects are detained at the police station and will be facing drug charges.

Police are probing the source of the illegal drugs.