MANKAYAN, Benguet – A 17-year old minor was arrested by police operatives and barangay officials after having found in his possession alleged shabu at Tabio here recently.
Senior Superintendent Florante Camuyot, officer-in-charge of the Benguet Provincial Police Office, described the arrested suspect to be 17 years old, single and a resident of Panad West, Poblacion, Mankayan, Benguet.
Seized from his possession were 2 heat sealed transparent sachets containing suspected shabu with a still undetermined volume and street value.
Based on the testimony of the arrested drug courier, he been allegedly used by a certain Aldrin R. Bamba to deliver alleged illegal drugs to their customers in the locality.
The minor was turned over by the police to the Municipal Social Welfare and Development Office for proper disposition.
By Dexter A. See