2 alleged drug dealers nabbed

TWO suspected drug pushers were arrested in separate buy-bust operation conducted by elements of Bunawan police along the national highway in Ilang on Monday evening.

One of the suspects was identified as Rhodney S. Sunga, 38, resident of Purok 10 in Tibungco at 11:50 p.m. who reportedly sold a sachet of shabu to a police agent.

Authorities were able to seize from his possession a big sachet of shabu and digital weighing scale.

Ralph A. Daban, 33, laborer and resident of Hillside subdivision in Buhangin was arrested along the national highway in Tibungco at 9:55 p.m.

Police seized from his possession two elongated sachets of shabu worth P20,000 and P500 marked money.

Chief Insp. Jesus Castaneda, commander of Bunawan police, said that both were notorious drug pushers in their respective areas.

The suspects are now detained awaiting appropriate charges against them for violation of RA 9165 or the “Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.”

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