A man was arrested in a buy-bust operation in Barangay Sta. Monica, Monday afternoon. (Photo courtesy of Richard Castro Ligad)

A resident of Dacanay Rd., Barangay San Manuel was arrested for selling suspected illegal drugs in Brgy.  Sta. Monica, Monday afternoon.

Police authorities identified the suspect as Arnel Tengson Cacho, 42.

The authorities were able to buy one plastic sachet of suspected shabu in exchange for P2,500.

The operation was conducted by the personnel of Puerto Princesa City Police Office Station 2, City Drug Enforcement Unit, Provincial Drug Enforcement Unit and the Anti-Crime Task Force.

The suspect will be charged in violation of R.A. 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Act of 2002.

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