Two drug suspects were arrested by elements of Pasig City Police Station Drug Enforcement Unit during a buy-bust operation in Pasig City on March 19, 2019.

According to the report of PSSUPT RIZALITO G GAPAS, Acting Chief of Police, Pasig City Police Station to PCSUPT CHRISTOPHER E TAMBUNGAN, District Director, Eastern Police District, the operation was conducted at about 10:00 PM along Bolante 1 St., Brgy. Pinagbuhatan, Pasig City that resulted to the arrest of Maishara Gamao y Berja a.k.a. “Waray”, 38-year old resident of Esguerra Compound, Brgy. Pinagbuhatan, Pasig City and Ronald Masongsong y Lapie a.k.a. “Poga”, 29-year old resident of Bolante 2, Brgy.Pinagbuhatan, Pasig City. They were arrested for selling eighteen (18) pieces heat-sealed plastic transparent sachets containing undetermined quantity of white crystalline substance suspected to be ‘shabu’. The operatives recovered Php 2,000.00 buy-bust money and P500.00 personal money of “Waray”.

The arrested suspects were brought to Rizal Medical Center, Pasig City for medical examination while the eighteen (18) sachets of suspected ‘shabu’ were brought to EPD Crime Laboratory for drug test and laboratory examination.

The suspects were turned-over to the Pasig City Police Station Headquarters for proper documentation and are now detained at Pasig City Custodial Facility facing charges of violation of Sections 5 and 11 of RA 9165.### -JMN