P150M shabu seized in Lapu-Lapu City

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    ANTI-NARCOTIS police operatives seized 22.1 kilos of suspected shabu worth P150.28 million while a suspected drug pusher was arrested in Lapu-Lapu City yesterday afternoon.

    Brig. Gen. Alberto Ignatius Ferro, director of the Central Visayas regional police office, identified the suspect as Gilbert Lumanog, described as a priority target in the region-wide campaign against illegal drugs.

    “He is one of the high-value individuals, priority of PRO-7 (Police Regional Office 7)… He is one of the PRO-7 priority targets, a high-value individual,” Ferro said of Lumanog.

    Ferro said Lumanog, a member of a drug syndicate, was arrested by operatives of the Regional Drug Enforcement Unit of the Central Visayas Regional Police Office in a buy-bust operation conducted jointly with the National Capital Region Police Office.

    Recovered from Lumanog’s possession were 22.1 kilos of shabu packed in tea bags.