Drug pusher arrested in El Nido, Palawan


El Nido, Palawan – Elements of the El Nido Municipal Police Station led by PSI Analyn Palma conducted a buy-bust operation at Barangay Corong-corong of the said town on Wednesday, March 23 which led to the arrest of Jhayfie Nangit Abejo, 32 y/o, single and a security guard.

Prior to the said operation, the PNP received information that the suspect is driving his motorcycle along the national highway, near Las Cabanas, and was selling illegal drugs.

At about 11 p.m. of March 23, operatives successfully mounted a buy-bust operation wherein they were able to confiscate from the suspect a sachet of white crystalline substance believed to be shabu, along with some drug paraphernalia.

PNP also confiscated from the suspect a 9-mm pistol and 9-mm magazine with live ammunitions, both without corresponding documents.

Said suspect is now under the custody of El Nido MPS for proper disposition. He will be facing charges for violation of RA 9165 or Dangerous Drug Acts of 2002 and RA 10591 or illegal possession of firearms and ammunition.


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