Three drug suspects were arrested while P170,000 worth of shabu were seized by Quezon City Police in a buy-bust operation in Mandaluyong City.
Quezon City Police District director PBrig. Gen. Ronnie Montejo identified the suspects as John Jefferson Yamat, alias Jay, 31, of Makati City; Wilson Libot, 32, of Manila; and Jogiet Montes, 30, of Mandaluyong City.
The operation, conducted by the Station Drug Enforcement Unit of Proj. 4 Police Station under PLt. Col. Sandro Jay Tafalla, occurred at about 7:20 a.m. on 24 January at Barangay Hulo.
Among the items seized included 25 grams of suspected shabu with a street value of P170,000, the buy-bust money and various non-drug paraphernalia.
In another operation, suspect Bayani Fulgencio, 34, of Makati City was nabbed at around 10:30 a.m. along 21st Avenue, Barangay Tagumpay, Proj. 4.
Seized were two sachets of suspected shabu weighing about five grams with an estimated street value of P34,000 and the buy-bust money.