MASBATE CITY, Sept. 5 (PNA) -- Police officers of Mobo town, led by Insp. Wenifredo V. Padilla IV, deputy chief of police, arrested a drug pusher on Thursday morning in drug buy-bust operation in Barangay Tugbo, Mobo.
Arrested was Efren B. Grafilo, 25, single and resident of Barangay Pating, Masbate City who had offered selling shabu to the poseur-buyer, PO3 Richmon L Espiel, an intelligence officer of the MPS for Php 2,500.
Confiscated from the suspect's possession were one white cellphone (Nokia 1280), marked money, a white pouch with Php440 cash in it, a lighter and a heat-sealed transparent plastic sachet containing white crystalline substance believed to be shabu.
The operation was conducted in the presence of Barangay Chairman Dominguito Apaya, Barangay Kagawad Nimfa A Bulandrina, other village officials and Conrad G Ramos, a media representative.
Grafilo and the seized items are now under the custody of the MPS for proper disposition.
A case for violation of Section 5, R.A 9165 is now being prepared for filing at the Masbate Provincial Prosecutor against him.(PNA) RMA/FGS/NBT/CBD/pjn