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P1.7M shabu seized in Sta. Cruz sting

Shabu seized
MPD-Station 3 Commander P/ Lt.Col. John Guiagui inspects the sachets of shabu Bhedz Dalingding, 52, and Teresita Honorica, 39, during a buy- bust conducted in Sta. Cruz, Manila. Photo by JONJON REYES

ABOUT P1.7 million worth of shabu was seized by Manila Police District- Station 3 operatives during a buy-bust operation conducted in Sta. Cruz, Manila yesterday.

MPD-Station 3 Commander P/ Lt.Col. John Guiagui identified the suspect as Bhedz Dalingding, 52, a native of Sultan Kudarat and currently residing at 936 Oroquieta St., Sta. Cruz, Manila.

Also arrested during the drug operation conducted at around 4 a.m. was Teresita Honorica, 39, of 1079 J. Fajardo St., Sampaloc, Manila.

Guiagui said that a police poseur-buyer was able to buy P500 worth of shabu from the suspect right inside his home where police recovered 252 grams of shabu with a street value of P1.7 million.

Charges for violation of Sections 5 and 11 of Republic Act 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act were filed against the suspects before the Manila Prosecutor’s Office. Itchie G. Cabayan

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