Authorities seized more than P10 million worth of suspected shabu in an early Saturday morning buy-bust operation in Mandaue City, Cebu, and arrested the target suspect.
Norman Mendoza of Super Radyo Cebu reported on Super Radyo dzBB that the predawn anti-illegal drug operation took place in Mandaue City's Barangay Cabancalan.
Police operatives seized 1.5 kilograms of suspected shabu from the target suspect identified as John Alex Villaraza, 18, a resident of Barangay Caritas in Cebu City.
FLASH REPORT: Mahigit sa P10-M halaga ng hinihinalang shabu, nasabat sa isang drug suspek sa isinagawang drug buy-bust operation ng mga pulis sa Brgy. Cabancalan, Mandaue City, Cebu. | via Norman Mendoza, Super Radyo Cebu pic.twitter.com/8sPoaIWbzz— DZBB Super Radyo (@dzbb) August 13, 2022
According to the Mandaue City Police, the stash of illegal substance with an estimated street value of P10,200,000 was placed in Villaraza's backpack.
Moreover, the police said that Villaraza has relatives who are inmates at the Cebu City Jail. —LBG, GMA News