Seven nabbed in drug sting, P134-K in ‘shabu’ seized

About 10 grams of suspected shabu worth P68,000 was seized from a 24-year-old man in a buy-bust operation in Barangay 6, Bacolod City Tuesday. (Photo courtesy of Police Station 2)

By Glazyl Y. Masculino

BACOLOD City – An estimated total of P134,164 worth of suspected shabu was seized from seven persons in separate anti-illegal drug operations here and in Negros Occidental from Sept. 26 to 27.

Of the amount, P108,800 worth of suspected shabu was confiscated from two persons in Barangays 6 and Mansilingan here last Tuesday.

The drug bust operations were conducted by Police Stations 2 and 7.

In the province, five persons, including a male teenager were apprehended for the confiscation of P25,364 worth of the said contraband.

The arrested individuals were from the cities of Escalante and San Carlos, and the towns of Hinigaran, Toboso, and E.B. Magalona.

The biggest recovery was reported in Barangay Mansilingan here, with the seizure of P40,800 worth of suspected shabu.