P2.3 M shabu seized; 3 suspects arrested

Three suspects were arrested following two separate raids by the PNP and PDEA in Bacong town along with the confiscation of P2.3 million worth of illegal drugs.

First to fall are live-in couple Jason R. Vasquez and Fatima V. Lukaniuk, both jobless, but in possession of P 2 million worth of shabu inside their residence.

In another operation, Clyde A. Basig, 32 was arrested inside his home with P 272, 000 worth of illegal drugs.

Armed with search warrants, joint elements of PDEA, Negros Oriental Police Provincial Office and the Bacong Municipal Police Station suspects Vasquez and Lukaniuk were found to be in possession of In their possession were fifteen (15) packs of shabu weighing more or less 300 grams worth around P2,040,000, empty plastic sachets, and an improvised metal heat sealer.

In a separate operation at around noon, Clyde A. Basig, 32, jobless, was collared inside his home, where three (3) packs of suspected shabu weighing more or less 40 grams with an estimated market value of P272,000 and assorted drug paraphernalia were recovered.