Suspect The two arrested suspects were listed as ‘high-value targets’ (HVTs) for illegal drugs in Cavite after a buy-bust operation in Rosario town on Tuesday. Photo by DENNIS ABRINA

2 HVTs for illegal drugs nabbed for P3.4M shabu

June 7, 2023 Dennis Abrina 245 views

ROSARIO, Cavite – Anti-illegal drugs operatives and local police here seized more than 500 grams of shabu worth P3.4 million from two alleged “big-time” drug suspects in a buy-bust operation Tuesday night, June 6, 2023 in Barangay Tejero here.

Police Colonel Christopher F. Olazo, Cavite Police provincial director, announced the arrest of two individuals and the confiscation of illegal drugs in a joint drug sting conducted by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Unit 4-A together with PDEA Cavite Provincial Office, Cavite Provincial Intelligence Unit and Rosario Municipal Police Station (MPS) along New Market Road, Bgy. Tejeros Convention.

Seized from the suspects tagged as “high-value targets” (HVTs) were one eco bag containing more or less 500 grams of shabu with a street value of P3,400,000, one brown envelope containing the marked money, and one cellphone.

The suspects and the confiscated evidence were brought to PDEA-4A for proper disposition.

A case for violation of Sec. 5 in relation to Sec. 26, Art. II of RA (Republic Act) 9165 will be filed against the suspects.

“Tayo ay tuloy-tuloy sa paghuli sa mga taong may pananagutan sa batas upang mabigyan ng hustisya ang kanilang naging biktima. Ang Cavite Police ay lalo pang pinaigting ang kampanya laban sa mga gumagawa ng iligal na aktibidad, lalo na ang pagbebenta ng droga na unti-unting sumisira sa kinabukasan ng mga kabataan dito sa bayan ng Cavite,” Olazo said.