Panay News

Drug suspect nabbed in Kalibo drug bust

- By Boy Ryan Zabal

KALIBO, Aklan – A Sanggunian­g Kabataan member was arrested in a buy-bust operation.

Renz Lloyd Milloroso Rasgo, 24, was a resident of Barangay Dongon West,

Numancia, Aklan.

The May 1 buy-bust was conducted by the Aklan police office’s Provincial Drug Enforcemen­t Unit ( PDEU), Philippine Drug Enforcemen­t Agency and Kalibo municipal police station along the provincial hi ghway of Barangay Mabilo at around 6 p.m.

But Rasgo, also a freelance photograph­er, denied he sold a sachet of shabu to an undercover cop.

“Matagal n a a k o n g hindi gumagamit ng weeds o marijuana bago pa ang Tokhang,” he stressed.

The suspect said he is

willing to undergo a drug test.

Cops claimed to have seized a heat- sealed t ransparent sachet of suspected shabu.

P D E U c h i e f L i e u t e n a n t

Colonel Frenzy Andrade said the suspect was monitored for more than tw o years.

“Siya ang source ng ilegal na druga at nagtuturo ng mga online transactio­ns ng mga nadakip natin s a Tambak, New Washington at Andagao, Kalibo,” said Andr ade.

Andrade added: “Halos mga estudyante ang kliyente n i y a , m a y m a g u l a n g n a humingi sa atin ng tulong.”

He described the suspect as “isa siyang high-value personalit­y.”

Rasgo faces a charge for violation of the Comprehens­ive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002./ PN

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