CAMP GENERAL ALEJO S. SANTOS, Bulacan – Some PHP1.8 million worth of shabu was confiscated from a drug suspect during a buy-bust operation in Barangay Tuktukan, Guiguinto, this province on Tuesday.

Col. Lawrence Cajipe, director of the Bulacan Police Provincial Office, on Wednesday identified the suspect as Joerly Tisado, 33, a security guard from Barangay Tiaong, Guiguinto.

He said that based on the report submitted to him, an undercover policeman was able to buy a heat-sealed transparent plastic sachet containing shabu from the suspect that resulted in his arrest.

Cajipe said during the body search, three heat-sealed transparent plastic sachets containing shabu with an estimated weight of 147.630 grams and street value of PHP1.8 million were found from the suspect.

He said the suspect was brought to the town’s police station while the recovered pieces of evidence were brought to the Bulacan Provincial Crime Laboratory Office for examination.

Cajipe added that the suspect will be charged for violation of Republic Act 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002. (PNA)