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DIGOS City ― The 42-year-old trisikad driver in Davao City is currently facing a charge of selling illegal drugs after he was successfully arrested by the authorities during a buy-bust operation on July 18.
Major Marvin Hugos, commander of the San Pedro Police Station, said his team in coordination with the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency-11 launched a sting operation against Jason Malaay Atuel in Purok-5, San Pedro Street, Davao City last Tuesday.
Atuel, a resident of Purok-15, Sanasa Street, Barangay 76-A in Davao City was seized with nine plastic sachets containing a white crystalline substance believed to be shabu during a buy-bust operation after selling one sachet to ‘shabu’ to a police operative who acted as a poseur buyer using a marked P1,000 bill.
Hugos reported that the drug items seized from the suspect weigh more or less 7.68 grams with an estimated street market value of P122,880, and DDB standard value of P52,224.
The police tagged him as a high-value individual in the field of selling illegal drugs.
Atuel is currently facing charges for violating Section 5, and Section 11 of RA 9165.
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