Sun.Star Baguio

Baguio police nets P442 – K shabu in 5 days

- Jonathan Llanes Sun*Star Reporter

SHABU worth P442,000 were confiscate­d by the Baguio City Police Office ( BCPO) and arrested 25 individual­s involved in different crimes in a five day operation from November 23 to 27.

In a compiled report, eight of the suspected criminals were arrested for illegal drug activities in violation of RA 9165 or the Comprehens­ive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.

Based on the report by BCPO, four (4) were arrested for estafa, three were arrested for falsificat­ion of documents, two were arrested for Violation of RA 11332 (Mandatory Reporting of Notifiable Diseases and Health Events of Public Health Concern Act), and two each for violation of RA 7610 and violation of RA 9262 ( Violence Against Women and Children Act of 2004), while one each were arrested for robbery, acts of lascivious­ness and violation of PD. No. 17 (Revised Philippine Highway Act).

The arrested suspects and pieces of evidence confiscate­d were brought to the respective police station primary responsibl­e in the conduct of the operations for proper dispositio­n.

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