A vegetable porter was arrested in a sting operation by combined anti-narcotics agents from the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency Regional Office 1 and Cordillera at Betag, La Trinidad, Benguet Monday night.
Milo Dayao Fernando alias Pangkis, 45 years old, native of San Isidro, Nueva Ecija and currently residing at Balili, La Trinidad, Benguet was collared when he sold 17 heat sealed plastic sachets containing suspected shabu to an undercover PDEA agent.
Upon his arrest, Fernando yielded the buy-bust money worth P6,000.00 and a mobile phone.
The suspect is one of the suppliers of illegal drugs to drug users at the La Trinidad trading post. He is now facing a criminal case for violation of the provisions of Republic Act Number 9165 otherwise known as the “Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002”.
PDEA Press Release