2 more nabbed for illegal drugs

TWO suspected drug pushers were arrested over the weekend in different operations.

Police identified the arrested suspects as Edgardo Egay Villera alias Gary, of Panacan and Imelda Daud Saraka, 38, of Barangay 76-A.

S/Insp. Merlito Tubog, Sasa Police Precinct commander, said Villera was arrested by his operatives in a buy-bust operation conducted at Lawaan Street, Vista Verde Panacan at 9:30p.m. Saturday

Aside from the sachet of suspected shabu that Villera sold to the undercover agent and the P500 marked money, operatives also recovered from the suspect’s possession another sachet of suspected shabu.

Villera is now detained at Sasa Police station.

Saraka, on the other hand, was arrested in a drug-bust operation conducted at Quezon Boulevard at 1:20 a.m. yesterday.

C/Insp. Hamlet Lerios, Sta. Ana Police Precinct commander, said the suspect was placed under surveillance for months.

Saraka was arrested after she handed over a sachet of suspected shabu to a police poseur buyer in exchange of money. Seized from her were another sachets of suspected shabu worth P20,000.

She is now detained at Sta. Ana police station.

Charges for violation of RA 9165 (Comprehensive Dangerous drugs act of 2002) are now being prepared against the two arrested suspects.

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