NAGA CITY—Shabu is her only source of income to support her five children, suspect Gemma Borjal declared after police accosted her in a buy-bust operation here yesterday.
The arrest was made by combined members of the Police Substation 5, Naga City Police Office and Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) at around 11:00 A.M at the Central Business District service road, barangay Triangulo.
Apart from Borjal, the joint team apprehended Aileen Piamonte Bunag, 32, married, of Purok 2, Daet, Camarines Norte.
PDEA Agent Edward Ampongan revealed that at least 300 grams of shabu were found in the suspects' possession. It has an estimated value of P1.5 million.
Amongan added that the suspects had been under surveillance for almost a year.
When they were arrested, the suspects had just arrived in Naga City from Daet, Camarines Norte, with a box containing the substance believed to be illegal drugs.
Borjal and Bunag were taken under the custody of PDEA Camarines Sur for proper disposition.—BICOLSTANDARD.COM
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