P160K illegal drugs seized; 8 suspects nabbed


    POLICE yesterday seized more than P160,000 worth of illegal drugs and arrested eight suspects, including a minor, in separate buy-bust operations in four cities.

    Suspected shabu worth P130,000 was seized from seven persons arrested in Pasig, San Juan and Marikina.

    Brig. Gen. Johnson Almazan, Eastern Police District director, identified the seven as Mark Tan, 36, and Raymund Sunga, 40; of West Crame San Juan; Joven Loberas, 27, of Pinagbuhatan Pasig; Roberto Palaming, 53; and Carlo Timario, 32; Grazel Fran, 23; and Hernand Ramos, 40, of Tumana, Marikina.

    Police seized suspected marijuana kush weighing 26 grams and nabbed an alleged 17-year-old drug pusher in a buy-bust operation in Parañaque City.

    The minor was identified only as “Diego,” a Grade 12 student. He was nabbed in an anti-illegal drug operation at Barangay Marcelo Green in Parañaque City at about 1 a.m.

    Seized from him were 12 sachets of suspected marijuana kush with an estimated value of P31,200.

    Another alleged drug pusher and a suspected user were also nabbed in Barangay Alabang, Muntinlupa City past midnight of Wednesday. – Christian Oineza and Rod Lagusad