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2 arrested in Sto Nino anti-illegal drug trade operation

Local News • 15:06 PM Wed Mar 9, 2016
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Illegal drug suspects Raylan Dapitan (right) and Herman Manero listen to police during anti drug operation Tuesday, March 8, 2016 in Sto Nino, S. Cotabato. (Sto Nino PNP)

sand// KORONADAL CITY - Police authorities here scored anew against suspected illegal drug activities in Sto Nino, South Cotabato with the arrest of two persons Tuesday night.Senior Inspector Bernie Faldas, Sto Nino town police chief, the anti-illegal drugs operation was conducted at about 7 p.m. in Purok Magsaysay, Barangay Guinsang-an and led to the arrest of Raylan Dapitan alias Bata, 44 years old and resident of the village and Herman Manero, 38, who was in Dapitan's home during the operation. Armed with search warrant issued by Judge Marlo Brasales, the raiding team seized three small sachets of suspected shabu.The two suspectswere the 21st and 22nd persons arrested in 18 illegal drug operation in Sto Ninosince January.Last year, the Sto Nino police seized more than P25-million worth of shabu in Barangay Ambalgan, also in Sto Nino.

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