P10-M marijuana confiscated

September 6, 2022

BALAGTAS, Bulacan — The Balagtas Municipal Police Station reported that its operatives seized illegal drugs worth P10-million during a sting operation in Barangay Santol here.

Police Regional Office 3 director Police Brig. Gen. Cesar Pasiwan, said the drug-bust operation also resulted in the arrest of two suspected drug peddlers aside from the confiscation of Marijuana.

He identified the suspects as Mark Lambert Bhobe, a resident of Meycuayan, Bulacan, and Angelo Ilgas, a resident of San Jose del Monte, Bulacan.

Authorities confiscated 81 pieces of suspected dried marijuana leaves with fruiting tops wrapped in transparent plastic placed inside three pieces of sack weighing approximately 81 kilograms with a DDB value of P9,720,000 and P5,000 bill as marked money.

Appropriate charges of violation of Sec. 5 and Sec. 11, Art II of RA 9165 are being readied against the suspects for court referral.

Pasiwen lauded the operating troops and stated that with the constant arrest and neutralization of illegal drug personalities as well as the unremitting commitment of Central Luzon police force to stop its proliferation, illegal drug traders will have less opportunity to carry out their nefarious activities.


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