Brgy. chair, wife nabbed over shabu

Bandera (Mindanao) - - FRONT PAGE - — John Roson

AUTHORITIES arrested a barangay chairman and his wife after they were caught with about P340,000 worth of suspected shabu, in a raid in Kabacan, North Cotabato.

Arrested were Bong Bacana, resident and chairman of Brgy. Kayaga, and his wife Baliling, 39, according to a report from the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency 12.

Members of the PDEA-12, PNP Special Action Force, Kabacan Police, and the Army 7th Infantry Battalion raided the couple's

home in Sitio Lumayong, Brgy. Kayaga around 3:30 a.m. Thursday.

Operatives confiscated from the couple some 50 grams of suspected shabu, a caliber-.45 pistol with live ammunition, and various drug paraphernalia.

Charges of violating the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Law and Comprehensive Law on Firearms and Ammunition are being filed against the couple.

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