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Bataan stings nets 7 drug suspects

Anti-narcotic operatives scored anew on Tuesday following the dismantling of a  drug den and the arrest of seven drug suspects in Brgy. Mandama, in Hermosa, Bataan.

Police seized some P408,000 worth of shabu during an operation conducted in Brgy. Mandama of the said town.

PDEA Bataan Provincial officials said the  suspects were Ricardo Valera alias Buboy, 45;  John Louie Arocha, 30; Rose Anne Bandejas, 23; Ludivigo Salenga, 37; Richard Gorospe, 33;  Albert Yumul, 25;  and Arjay Aquino, 28.

The  suspects yielded three  plastic sachets containing 60 grams of shabu valued at P408,000, assorted drug paraphernalia and the marked money paid by the poseur buyer.

The operation was jointly conducted by operatives led by  PDEA Bataan Provincial Office, Bataan PPDEU, 1st PMFC and Hermosa Police Station.

The suspects will be facing charges for violation of Republic Act 9165.